I have taught basic principles of economics for thirty years to groups after groups of college students who were often cross-eyed, bored, running late, playing with their phones, angry that I gave them too many notes, “hard tests,” and too many assignments which interfered with their busy social lives. Continue reading →
While Americans are eagerly signing petitions to ban the American flag on the heels of Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam leader call to ban the Stars and Stripes “due to its links to racism” or are busily banning anything attached in any way to the Confederate flag and our history, the United States and the world are in serious financial trouble driven by out-of-control debt, particularly the most visible nation of all, Greece. Continue reading →
We discuss Greece, Chris Christie’s recent comments in New Hampshire about confiscation of Social Security benefits, and income inequality. Unfortunately, the censors at Verizon cut me off at the 32 minute mark. It only happens when I am on air.
Antikythera Mechanism, computer-generated front panel Photo: Wikipedia
The advanced computer age has conditioned us to take for granted all the electronic devices surrounding us that bring instantaneous access to our friends and family, and eliminates the need for the NSA to do any field work to find out everything they ever want to know about us. Continue reading →