Posts Categorized: politics

The New Age Of News Fatigue

Any human being who put his ear to the heart chamber of the world and heard the roar of existence, the “innumerable shouts of pleasure and woe,” said the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, would surely break into pieces. Nietzsche lived long before the Internet which provides an endless stream of shouts of pleasure and woe that 21st it is bad:… Read more »

Despair Over Income Disparity

During his annual State of the Union address President Obama identified the growing income disparity in our country as a major problem we should do something about. This is apparently going to become the mantra of the Democrats for the November elections.It’s going to be a long year. The income disparity is one of those… Read more »

Bureaucratic Inertia

It was perhaps inevitable that the bungled launch of Obamacare — the Affordable Care Act – would throw an unwelcome light on the federal bureaucracy which has never been noted for its efficiency and productivity. The federal bureaucrats had three years and about half a billion dollars to get this thing off the ground, and… Read more »