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Versailles

Through the generosity of a friend-of-a-family friend, we found ourselves with an invitation to Paris (the kind of offer, as the saying goes, that we couldn’t refuse). 588 more words

Class Warfare

The Laffer Curve and Limits to Class Warfare Tax Policy

I’m a big advocate of the Laffer Curve.

Simply stated, it’s absurdly inaccurate to think that taxpayers and the economy are insensitive to changes in tax policy. 1,115 more words

Fiscal Policy

Selling Out On the Cheap

The debate regarding the Common Core State (sic) Standards (CCSS) for public education (but not charter schools, right?) rages on but one thing the pundits are not pointing out for emphasis was that the states gave up their own carefully crafted state standards, some more rigorous than the CCSS adopted in their place, for so very little. 127 more words

Politics

Top criminal organization

It seems a bit shocking that Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is being investigated by a fraud case… 724 more words

News

The Hug Club: A story of Civil Disobedience

“By choosing to be our most authentic and loving self, we leave a trail of magic everywhere we go”

When I say recovery, I do not mean what most people mean.

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Mental Illness

"New Skivvies" by Omaha Jones

I am wearing a brand new pair of underwear that, as far as I know, has never been worn by another human animal. (I expect two reactions from this statement: envy—from those who are NOT wearing new underwear, or pity—from those who are so rich that they don’t understand how wearing new underwear could be cause for celebration.)

—Omaha Jones

Humor

a field of roses

This field of roses
So pretty from above
A song that opens and closes
With joy and love

It is as if they were dancing… 126 more words

Poetry