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December 2008

Government in Charge: We get what we pay for

I got a jaywalking ticket while on my morning run at 6:30 AM one day last year.  The fine was $118.  In NY where I grew up this was not a ticket-able offence it was a way of life.   Nonetheless this got me thinking about the cost of traffic fines, the randomness of enforcement and […]

Striking Out: Why the President’s policies are doomed to fail

The arc of the public opinion pendulum tends to swing to the extremes, but it eventually settles near the middle.  This inevitable tug to the center will have significant negative implications for the President and the current Democratic Congress.  They are and will continue to overplay their hand losing whatever mandate they perceive they now […]