Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Bus Market Booms

A short article that illustrates how government undermines innovation and drives up costs for everyone. In 1969, Jane Jacobs published The Economy of Cities, in which she offered some striking examples of urban entrepreneurship. One was Ida Rosenthal, a New … Continue reading

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US National Debt Clock

The US National Debt Clock This site is amazing. Takes a bit of time to download, but worth the wait. http://www.usdebtclock.org/

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Swindle of the Year

If you thought the republicans won by forcing the president to concede to extending the Bush tax cuts for another 2 years, you’re wrong. The pres won big time, debt will soar, but oddly the dems don’t get it. Tea … Continue reading

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No Volunteers, Please, We’re Unionized

Prior to giving a speech on civic participation for a group of city and county employees just north of San Francisco, I chatted with a county volunteer coordinator about her job. “It sounds like fascinating work,” I offered. “You must … Continue reading

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The Little Victims of Obamacare

SEIU, a huge Obama supporter now wants out of Obamacare benefit to children because it costs too much. Excerpt: Late last month, the Service Employees International Union informed dues-paying members of its behemoth 1199 affiliate in New York that it … Continue reading

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