The Bailout Bill: Stupid Members of Congress, Bad Americans, and A Solution to Democracy

The problem with Democracy, and the beauty of Democracy, is that everyone gets a vote, either directly or indirectly. A Democracy is healthy when the people who vote are informed, objective, and savvy enough to vote in their own long-term self-interest. The problem in America is that our Democracy (technically, our Republic) is powered by […]

Consumption Tax and Our Damned Democracy

After years of debating AGAINST different tax reforms that tax people not based on their value to society (i.e. their income), but based on what they consume, I am ready to throw in the towel. Damn the consequences – I cannot support a “progressive” tax system that taxes some more than others because those with […]