Facebook Unfriends Our Increasingly Over-Regulated Capital Markets

Facebook really seems to have “legs.” I thought the phenomenon of this social networking site would have slowed down a few years ago after folks reviewed my family reunion pictures from Dollywood, but I was wrong. Perhaps I will post pictures from my upcoming trip to Euro-Dollywood, which I think is in Alabama. Facebook recentlyContinue reading “Facebook Unfriends Our Increasingly Over-Regulated Capital Markets”

Hu’s On First?

It was a mixed reception for China’s President Hu when he visited the United States last week. Like all politicians, he highlighted our shared interests and downplayed the giant pandas in the room: fair trade and human rights. We owe China so much money that most Americans were relieved he did not start foreclosure proceedings.Continue reading “Hu’s On First?”

Reason For Optimism – Kind Of

“My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.”  —Thomas Jefferson Pessimists see the glass half empty; optimists see the glass half full. I guess I am somewhere in between, because I see a glass half full of water and think, “Hey, there is ample room for bourbon!” We haveContinue reading “Reason For Optimism – Kind Of”