The Tragedy Of Capitulation
Human history operates in cycles, and, though names may change, events always seem to repeat. There are many incidents in history where a government capitulates to another without a logical explanation. Warfare and international disputes bring low the weak willed politician, and many will attempt appeasement instead of hard, necessary action.Click to read the full article »
Is Raising The Gas Tax A Bad Idea?
Congress should bite the bullet and raise the gas tax to fund highway repairs and construction. And it should make sure highway taxes are used for the roads not to finance politicians' pet projects and line union pockets.Click to read the full article »
Candidate Spotlight: Ted Cruz On The Export-Import Bank
Last Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) offered a dramatic speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the political machinations behind the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. Cruz, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, provided a harsh criticism of his party's leadership on this issue.Click to read the full article »
Jonah White, CEO, Billy Bob Teeth Inc., Hardin, Ill.
Jonah White is the founder of Billy Bob Teeth and CEO of a gag-gift company that sells over 200 products, most notably the "Billy Bob Teeth" item that plays on the Redneck stereotype. He has also hosted The Discovery Channel's Billy Bobs Gags to Riches, which detailed his business success.
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The Impact Of Uber On The Workforce
I have a love-hate relationship with ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. I love the convenience and level of service that traditional taxis don't offer. But I hate what they portend for the future of work with their rapidly expanding business model that pretends regular workers are franchisees.Click to read the full article »