Cheap Gas, No Rules

There’s a new day dawning in America, and it reminds me of the Roaring Twenties. One huge development is the collapse of oil prices. I just read that oil is trading at less than $60 a barrel, and I filled the Grand Marquis’ tank yesterday for under $30 (it wasn’t quite empty,. but still…). The Energy Department […]
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Now More than Ever, Let the Buyer Beware

Consumer protection is one of the “big government” nuisances that Tea Party crusaders are trying to get rid of. Naturally, they have the support of Big Business. What corporate executive wouldn’t want to be rid of those pesky restrictions on fleecing customers? That kind of “nanny government” costs money, don’t you see. It adds to […]
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Door to Reform Opened a Crack. Now Let’s Push!

America is like an alcoholic that finally “hit bottom,” and is ready to try and dry out. Seduced by Svengali-style politicians, the world’s leading democracy had sunk into a debauched political lifestyle where the Big Spenders were allowed to indulge their excesses. Politicians were bought and sold like livestock, and professional opinion manipulators deceived the […]
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