Most of the family and I took a short trip back to Dallas-Fort Worth to attend our friends' son's wedding this weekend. Two of our older children stayed home because they had work and school. We drove from Charlotte, stayed overnight in Birmingham, and arrived the day before the wedding. Drove straight through on the … Continue reading Not my home anymore
Category: Free Markets
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
Not Everything is About Race
I was listening to a white man, who is married to a Hispanic woman, share his outrage over racism in 2020. This man married a native South American - can't recall which country he said she was from. Spanish was her first and dominant language. She had also learned English. I believe he even said … Continue reading Not Everything is About Race
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