I noted that the latest political poll run by the Wall Street Journal has revealed some underlying cultural trends (memes) that do not bode well for America’s future:
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found an electorate that is convinced the country’s economic structures favor an affluent elite and is still deeply [...]
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of one of my favorite books, The Black Swan, and closet Austrian theory economics student, is someone whom we should all listen to when he talks about economics. He said this at a conference in Ukraine:
… the current global market turmoil is worse than it was in 2008 because countries [...]
I found President Obama’s State of the Union speech revealing of his character. My assessment is that I don’t believe that he is a complex person. Looking back on his history, he should be more nuanced and intellectually interesting. I may be underestimating the man, but the speech says otherwise.
President Obama is clearly a bright man with [...]