Category Archives: politics and government

Invest Energy $$ in Graduate Students

If this is your first visit to the blog, please see Welcome, above.  In my draft book, The Next Golden Age of America – We can Give our Grandchildren a Better World, I stress a theme of making good long-term … Continue reading

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Gun Control – Part II

Two pertinent facts about me: 1) I classify myself as a conservative moderate. 2) I’m not anti-gun. I’ve owned guns almost as long as I can remember, and continue to enjoy a morning at the range with my sons occasionally. … Continue reading

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Wealth Redistribution – Part II: What is Fair?

If this is your first visit to the blogsite, please see the Welcome above. How much is too much? The “Fiscal Cliff” has been averted.  (Another “crisis” essentially fabricated by the media to sell papers)  No surprise there.  Neither party … Continue reading

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Wealth Redistribution, Part 1: And Your Point Is?

If this is your first visit to the website, please see the Welcome above. Conservative columnists and commentators (I consider myself a conservative moderate) often use the term “Wealth Redistribution” as if it were an unequivocal evil thing, like say … Continue reading

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No Representation Without Taxation

If this is your first visit to the website, please see the Welcome above. We all know that our country was started on the battle cry, “No taxation without representation.” Initially the reverse was true also, “No representation (voting) without … Continue reading

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The Immigration Mess: Another Example

If this is your first visit to the website, please see Welcome above. Sunday’s local paper, The Tri-City Herald, included an article about Juan Perez, a Hispanic American Marine (eight years of service, two deployments to Iraq) who married Diana … Continue reading

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Write Congress, “Improve Deficit”

If this is your first visit to the web site, please see Welcome above. Today is the day to start fixing the budget deficit. The elections are over; it’s safe to answer your phone again.  The lame duck Congress is … Continue reading

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