The Sorrows of Empire: Reading the memoirs of a former American Mars.

“Duty, Memoirs of a Secretary at War,” the recent controversial book by former defense secretary Robert M. Gates, is a disturbing book. It is disturbing whether you are supporter of President Obama or an Obama hating republican or just someone who doesn’t fit into any category like me: a liberty-loving person who admires the trade-oriented, […]

Think Twice—Young Man, Young Lady—Before Choosing a Career

Yes, your average young person loves a job and he or she is good at it. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it will produce a good living. These are among the findings of a new entry level jobs survey that tracks the most and least promising careers. For instance, knowing about taxes and the […]

What’s Wrong with Baseball Today?

Major league baseball players earn more, much more, than their predecessors could have imagined in their wildest dreams. One would think that today players would count their blessings, be delighted and the game would greatly benefit from the increased earnings. One would be wrong. Indeed, the quality of play, the attention to baseball fundamentals—such as […]