A Chance to Do Good

It costs $3,250 to dig a well in Somalia to provide drinking water to 600 people and their livestock. One Tomahawk missile costs $1,450,000. For every Tomahawk fired, the US can provide safe drinking water to 1/4 million dying Somalians. (And to think that we will be in Afghanistan until 2024, firing Tomahawks as we…

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The 10 Commandments of America

Americans have their own religion, propagated by the media and political class. The American virtues underlying these commandments are self-interest, consumption, and instant gratification. These commandments are not to be questioned, and doing so will grant you an immediate label of idiot or dissident fool… From the Altucher Confidential (slightly paraphrased): 1. Own a home.…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – I Should Be Studying Edition

 Just took three Common Law Contracts tests for practice, and I need a break to sound off for a second… Obama says it is time to eat our peas. They are careful with their metaphors, but this one says a lot. Wouldn’t the government love to think that they are our parents and can tell…

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