Tag: government spending

Government Money


23% of the people think that the government has their own money. What have these people missed? There is no such thing as the government’s money. There is only the people’s money. Governments spend your money after they have taken it from you. You… Continue Reading “Government Money”

How Institutions Survive


Never give a problem to someone who will be harmed if they solve it. If you do this, the organization or department tasked with solving the problem, will make the problem bigger and harder to measure. That is how they can justify their continued… Continue Reading “How Institutions Survive”

Maybe The Mayans Are Right


There is not much time left to initiate the proper tactics. One of the people I went to university with is a big-time political operative.  He once told me that even when the government does things that look stupid, they know more than we… Continue Reading “Maybe The Mayans Are Right”

Hotrods, Lear Jets and Hospitals


What do drag race cars, Lear Jets, and hospitals, have in common? If you ask drag racers what is the most important thing, they will say, “Go fast in a straight line.” Every other choice for vehicle construction and operation becomes inferior to that.… Continue Reading “Hotrods, Lear Jets and Hospitals”

Am I Paranoid Enough?


“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.” Alexis de Tocqueville It appears that this discovery has been made. The only question left is “How will the American Republic cease to endure?”… Continue Reading “Am I Paranoid Enough?”

Try It. You’ll Like It.


I have been watching the American election process with some interest.  If a Martian appears, I think he will wonder what it is all about.  Since he knows everything about democracies and elections, he would be incredulous. From his viewing point, elections are to… Continue Reading “Try It. You’ll Like It.”

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