Foreign Policy

There’s a New Tariff in Town

There’s a New Tariff in Town

Veteran readers in this space will know that one of my favorite books is Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson.  See my post from 2013 entitled What We Don’t See is Killing Us for a reminder. And I will again quote several sentences from Chapter 15 which capture...
Obama and Putin: The World Deserves Better

Obama and Putin: The World Deserves Better

I don’t usually engage in “what if?”, but in this case the results are so striking that I have to do so. Daniel Greenfield has written a scathing critique of Presidents Obama and Putin at frontpagemag.com.  I commend his analyis and conclusions to you.  Here is his...
The Marshall Plan vs. Obama-and-Out

The Marshall Plan vs. Obama-and-Out

Last weekend I attended a Marshall Scholar event in Washington.  The Scholarship was establishd in 1954 by the British government as a thank you to the American people for the Marshall Plan after World War II. On Sunday I walked down to the World War II Memorial....
The Russians and Us

The Russians and Us

  A recent event causes me to write again about a subject which I first posted on in September, 2010: The Russians and Us.  Having lived and worked in Moscow on and off for twenty-two years, last month’s end to our Cathedrals in the Kremlin company’s five year joint...

The Greecehopper and the Ants

For those of a certain age, this Disney video will be familiar. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM1DgihKHVI. Please give it a watch. For an individual, household, city, or sovereign nation, it really is not much more complicated than this. With so much practical good...