Government Spending

Government Spending

Understanding Head Start

One of the wedge issues between the two major parties in 2014 is early childhood development or pre-k education.  The President and others have...

Why Do Some Progressives Hate Work?

We are in the midst of a binary political argument over unemployment insurance.  There is apparently agreement in Congress for a three month extension...

The Death of Moderation

In 2011 I went back to Oxford to my old college, St. Anne's.  In 1983 studying  Stuart and Elizabethan history and literature I reconnected...

Learning on the River

This summer I  spent weeks fishing on various rivers in Colorado and Wyoming.  You meet a different kind of entrepreneur on the river.  When...

How the Republican Party Wins In 2016

I received some pointed thoughts regarding my last post on "Forgetting What Being A Democrat Is All About".  Essentially, that there was no way...

The Problem With Keynesianism Is Politics

Keynesianism fails most often in the United States not because of economics, but politics.  When I speak of Keynesianism I am oversimplifying a variety...

China On Track To Overtake US Military Spending

As we enter another round of defense cuts, the politicians and commentators comfort the world with the statement that the US spends more than...

Sometimes Healthcare and Education Are Simple

The Boulder Daily Camera was kind enough to republish this post in the paper and online. I tend to approach most organizational problems from a...

Scary Invitation Yields Enlightenment

I attended a Boulder City Club Death and Dying seminar today - sounds really great, I know!  It is a complex subject about planning...

Repeating the Disarmament Mistakes of the 1930s

In the early 1930s Stanley Baldwin, stalwart Conservative and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, told the British people what they wanted to hear....

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