Minimum Wage: Just the basic facts

The minimum wage discussion often goes down a lot rabbit trails. As a business owner of many different businesses for decades, it’s this simple. If a job is worth the minimum wage, it will be hired for. If it’s not, it won’t. Wages are nothing more...

Wealth Distribution: NOT

There is a fallacy that wealth is unevenly distributed throughout societies. But wait, you say, it is! The rich have FAR more wealth than the poor. Yes, that’s true. Wealth accumulation is quite uneven. But there is virtually no such thing as wealth distribution...

The Attacks in Paris and Chasing Ghosts

Following 9/11, Americans’ fears of terrorists-especially domestically based Islamic extremists-reached near-hysteria levels. The government and media reports stoked fears that malign actors living in the US had not only the desire but the means to wreak extreme...

Equality: Real, Imagined and Dangerous

Equality is one of those words that is thrown around like it has a single, universal meaning. It doesn’t. Anyone who says it does is either ignorant or dishonest. There has never been a society, nor can one ever exist that is populated by humans, that ensures...