“Why the ‘Unexpected’ Keeps Happening”
Good piece. Especially nice is this reminder of one of Robert Heinlein’s great quotes:
Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded – here and there, now and then – are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as sometimes happens) is driven out of a society, the people then slip back into abject poverty. This is known as “bad luck.”
After his 20-year old son overdosed on drugs, Mike Stollings decided to post a photo of his body at the funeral home on Facebook out of grief and guilt. The...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO once said that he talks to the White House “daily.” Although Trumka looks like
How’s this for outrageous? The IRS is collecting decades-old debts from the children and grandchildren of people who owe money
The 10 most notable quotes of note from the debate, in order… — 10) George Bush: “You know, he talks