Why Stop There?

It seems to me that redistributing the wealth misses the point. When a Google entrepreneur makes a zillion dollars by taking his new company public, he is not forcibly taking money out of the pocket of anyone else. The creation of wealth is not a zero-sum game. Just because there are millionaires in Silicon Valley…

I Broke Every Law

These days, it’s very hard to know which laws we actually have to follow and which are merely optional. Unfortunately for me, many of my least favorite laws still seem to be mandatory. It seems to me that a law is a law and that it should be followed and enforced until it is no…

The Buck Stops Here

Governor Chris Christie has had a rough week. Who knows, at the end of the day there may be a “smoking gun” which ultimately links him to the bridge scandal. If he was involved, or had prior knowledge, he would deserve to be brought down with the others involved. Having said that, the way that…

Thoughts on Illegal Immigration

I have yet to meet anyone who would allow an uninvited intruder to enter their home and stay there indefinitely. The rational thing to do would be to ask them to leave and then immediately enhance the security of the home. It seems logical to apply the same principles to our country. With more than…

Observations on Obamacare

Health care for one and all is a very noble and worthy objective. Unfortunately, the way that this administration has chosen to pursue that goal defies the core law of economics. In order for this reform to work, the law of supply and demand must be violated. That is one law which even this President…