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What Is an Offensive Team Name?
June 24, 2014

What Is an Offensive Team Name?

With the media controversy about the name of the Washington Redskins, we need to ask “What’s in a name?” and …Read the Rest

OMGTV News!  It’s Sensational!
May 14, 2014

OMGTV News! It’s Sensational!

Do you get irritated by the TV news anchors always throwing in extra adjectives to sensationalize their news stories.  Every …Read the Rest

Why Do American Border Guards Dislike Canadians?
April 21, 2014

Why Do American Border Guards Dislike Canadians?

You drive over the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor and pull up to a bulletproof booth, laden with video cameras, signs …Read the Rest

Let’s Hear It for the Right Brained Economists
March 11, 2014

Let’s Hear It for the Right Brained Economists

When I was in school, Economics was a purely left brained logical pursuit.  This always confused me because I knew …Read the Rest

Did the Berlin Wall Falling Help Create the Rise of the 1% in the US?
January 11, 2014

Did the Berlin Wall Falling Help Create the Rise of the 1% in the US?

When Communism dissolved and the Berlin Wall fell, the rush to capitalism began in the East.  In some Communist countries, …Read the Rest

Do Tips Compensate for Poor Pay?
December 31, 2013

Do Tips Compensate for Poor Pay?

Everyone these days seems to agree that salaries for service jobs are too low, particularly in the United States. …Read the Rest

Infrastructure: Important But Invisible
December 17, 2013

Infrastructure: Important But Invisible

Infrastructure has become an everyday subject for politicians.  Our cities, our countries, our homes – they all need maintenance and …Read the Rest

Recycled Ideas May Help Save the US
September 28, 2013

Recycled Ideas May Help Save the US

The United States is a country of extremes: politically, economically, religiously, geographically.  It seems that there are few things that …Read the Rest

Pulling Up the Ladder Behind Us
September 15, 2013

Pulling Up the Ladder Behind Us

Everyone thinks that the way things are now is the way they have always been.  You hear it in dismay …Read the Rest

Did the Federal Government Get It’s Penny Worth?
July 17, 2012

Did the Federal Government Get It’s Penny Worth?

There has been some recent controversy about whether the Canadian government got their money’s worth when they spent an estimated …Read the Rest

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