No Degree In Economics Needed

“If ignorance paid dividends most Americans could make a fortune out of what they don’t know about economics.” -Luther Hodges The Dutch Social Affairs Minister is calling for people on welfare to move, if they can’t find a job where they are currently residing. His rational is that there are plenty of jobs available in the … [Read more…]

Presenting Oneself In A Positive Light

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” -Niels Bohr After exchanging a few fairly normal and benign messages, I got this message, after inquiring what he was doing with his life. “I worry for my future because I cant get a job i like and no school will accept me.” I worry … [Read more…]

Too Soon?

“That joke is lamer than FDR’s legs.” -Brian (Family Guy) A Dutch architecture firm is designing an apartment building in Seoul, South Korea. In the shape of the exploding Twin Towers. According to Gawker, this wasn’t intentional. However, according to a Dutch publication, the architects were aware of the similarity of the design. (H/T Lawyers, Guns, and Money)

The Big Picture

“In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth.” -Xun Zi Robert Samuelson wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post titled “The welfare state’s reckoning” in which he argues that the European crisis is really a crisis of unmanageable welfare states. I … [Read more…]