Monthly Archives: July 2011

Governing Like a Frog

The debt ceiling impasse in Washington is an inevitable consequence of a deeper problem: we govern like frogs. Students of introductory biology learn a basic lesson about sensory perception in a quirky behavior found in certain amphibians that has become … Continue reading »

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Why the Tea Party is Wrong

  History has proven beyond any doubt that capitalism works.  When reasonably regulated to moderate excess no other system of economic organization can better create wealth, promote stability and improve lives.  Capitalism is successful because it appeals to rather than … Continue reading »

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