Tag Archive: politics

Trump’s Gas Price Problem

This could get a bit complicated. So please just hang with me on this. 1. Trump cut emission standards on American produced cars. America still dominates the car industry. As it’s largest fulfilled… Continue reading

Hey, You’re a Liberal and That’s Ok, Idiot

For the last two decades there has been a very concerted push in the US to denigrate liberals. The push goes back longer than that, but in the last two decades it’s been… Continue reading

Tariffs are Dumb

When it comes down to it, there’s really little more to say than I have in my timeline. Modern economic entanglement, makes them damaging to a domestic market. Let alone what they do… Continue reading

Journalism 101

I’m writing this on my phone. So forgive the autocorrect if it gets me. One of our biggest problems, as a society, with the role journalism plays is that we don’t understand it.… Continue reading

Non-Linear Impacts of Tariffs

One of the things we’ve seen a lot of in the last few days is Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross making the rounds on TV to argue for imposing trade tariffs.  He’s using a… Continue reading

Trade Wars are Good Now?

I was hoping to wake up this morning and get right to work on some more medical analysis.  And instead, I woke up to the idea that trade wars are somehow a good… Continue reading

The Opioid Crisis

The Liberals released their budget for Canada and it promises $231 million in funding for the opioid crisis over five years.  That’s a good number for Canada.  I know it doesn’t seem like… Continue reading

Individualism vs Collectivism

Maybe only my fellow dual citizens will really understand this.  It’s one of those things where you have to have spent a considerable amount of time in both the US and another western… Continue reading

A middle class is gun control

Yesterday I explored the efficacy of gun control laws in preventing gun related homicides.  I used statistics from 15 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the US to suggest that strict gun regulation does not… Continue reading

The economic conditions of failing gun control

For the 2006 – 2007 period covered by the US Census Bureau, New York City metropolitan area had 1212 gun related homicides while the Dallas area had 538.  Despite having very different gun… Continue reading