Elections Mark the Beginning, Not the End

Contrary to popular belief, an election is not the end, it’s the beginning. Most people act as if the election is simply the end of campaign season. After hearing the results, they tune politics out, as if their job is done. They come back 2-4 years later and try to assess what their representatives have [...]

Presidential Debates: What Would You Ask?

The second of three presidential debates was last night.  If you didn’t see it, you didn’t miss anything. So incredibly boring.  The candidates gave their same ‘ol spill on the same ‘ol issues. We’ve heard it before. It’s not really the candidates fault tho, it was the format.  The selected questions weren’t very interesting, and [...]

Taxes: Who Pays What?

The current presidential races continually bring up the issue of taxes.  McCain and Obama have very, very different views on taxes and I strongly recommend you research both.  I also recommend you look into economists’ proposed theories on how taxes affect various aspects of our economy. Personally, I’m not sure how much sense it makes [...]