Monthly Archives: April 2013

So When Did I Marry This Creature?

Contributed by “The Ed” From the title, you, the reader, probably think I am having marital problems.  In a matter of speaking, I have to say that I am.  As with so many other marriages the problems are related to … Continue reading

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When Are There Enough Government Regulations?

(graphic credit) Perhaps the biggest concern about modern America expressed by Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College in southern Michigan, is the unbounded growth of Big Government.  Among the free online courses (register here) offered by Hillsdale College is Constitution 201, … Continue reading

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A Really Inconvenient Truth

(photo credit) Contributed by “The Ed” Al Gore, in his documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”, said this:  “The debate is over!  There’s no longer any debate in the scientific community about this. But the political systems around the world have held this at … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Laws Create Unemployment

Originally posted on AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS ADDICT:
Economic theory suggests an excessive minimum wage may raise unemployment as it fixes a price above demand for labour, although a reasonable minimum wage enhances growth because when poorer workers have more to spend…

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The Road Not Taken

I shall be telling this with a sigh  Somewhere ages and ages hence:  Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —  I took the one less traveled by,  And that has made all the difference.  From “The Road Not … Continue reading

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We Are Known By Our Children

Contributed by “The Ed” This is a serious blog, but there are occasions when I have to lighten up.  Today is one of them. My children are grown up now, but I have the memories that qualify me to talk … Continue reading

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