Health Care Is a Study in Greed

When health and profit Meet and clash, Never bet Against the cash. America’s No. 1 growth industry is health care. No one has yet found No. 2. This preeminent role is not due to deadly epidemics, environmental meltdown, or massive public education. It’s...

Toyota: Japan’s General Motors

When I was a lad, growing up in the shadow of the Ford Rouge plant in Detroit, Japan was known for the manufacture of junky products–cheap knickknacks and toys that broke in your hand. With World War II, Japanese products disappeared, leaving some of us to...

Free Those Corporate Slaves

As you’ve probably heard, corporations are now “people.” While these inanimate paper constructs have no brain, heart, or soul, five ideological screwballs on our Supreme Court have created a new Frankenstein monster. Five Supremes decreed that...

How about High-Speed Buses?

Trains are fun, But too much fuss; How about A high-speed bus? America doesn’t lend itself to speedy trains. Aside from the crowded Northeast corridor and maybe California, its cities are too small and too far apart. The paying public just isn’t there....
Taxpayers Are Getting Nuked

Taxpayers Are Getting Nuked

Compulsive gamblers are perpetually looking for the big score. Always thinking that the next card will draw that inside straight or the last card will turn their garbage into gold. Casinos have a name for these people–suckers. Well, Uncle Sam has pushed more...