U.S. Citizens Worry Me


I’m trying to get out of the habit of saying, “Americans.” As a society, we are really a self-centered lot. North America is comprised of both Canada and the United States. Technically, a Canadian could call herself an “American,” as she lives on the continent of North America. But, would that make people living in…

Just Tell Me What I Need To Know


Bookstores are my favorite places to hang-out. Before bookstores became popular, I grew-up in a library. The neighborhood library was three blocks from my Kansas City, Missouri, home. In the summertime, I would spend days and weekends in the library, sitting at a table, reading reference books. Science, mostly, but pretty much any kind of…

If All Else Fails, Blame China


I’ve spent the last year educating myself about economics. Why economics? Simply put, government bureaucrats use the Ignorance of the Masses to push through economic policies which superficially sound well-grounded yet have dangerous and harmful downstream effects. Being ignorant myself of economics, I did recognize many U.S. foreign and economic policies were damaging in the…