2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

A Free-Market Capitalist’s Take on Bourbon Shortages

Let’s get this first out of the way. Yes, I enjoy an occasional ice-cold stout beer, a glass of wine, or a dram of whiskey. That may surprise some of you, and to others, it might not be a surprise at all. There was a time in my youth where I drank more regularly – … Continue reading A Free-Market Capitalist’s Take on Bourbon Shortages

There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

  This is going to be a long one.  Maybe I should write more regularly instead of trying to do a total brain dump all at once. How does one measure the value of life? It seems to undergird much of the debate, fear, and frustration these days. Can you put a price on someone's … Continue reading There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

The Cares Act will cost us more than $2 Trillion

The Cares Act is now law and those that embrace Liberty are being criticized for daring to question adding another $2 TRILLION to our national debt.  See if you've had this exchange with any of your statist friends and family. Govt: we ordered Chuckie Cheese Pineapple pizza for everyone. Your share of the bill is … Continue reading The Cares Act will cost us more than $2 Trillion

Quality and Free Markets

Quality.  It's a hugely subjective measurement. Some may argue there are universally accepted standards for what's considered to be "good" quality vs. "poor" (eg. your local FDA bootlicker).  I would argue that Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder. Many people mistake Price for Quality.  In a Free Market, Price only indicates the intersection of … Continue reading Quality and Free Markets