Survival, How Hard Can It Be?

People who work pay taxes, which fund the government.  Sounds simple doesn’t it?  Cut spending to reduce government debt.  On the face of it, this sounds simple too.  Add into the mix that the government is the largest employer in the country and even the dimmest of us can begin to see that it is […]

Stop the Bubble Machine

I read in today’s Times that the Afghani want peace and jobs and that the “enemy population” would all but dissolve if they could find gainful employment. “In a recent survey, Kandaharis favored negotiations with the Taliban by a margin of 19 to 1 over continued fighting. Five of six Kandaharis viewed the Taliban as ‘our Afghan brothers,’ […]