By Will Offensicht | Jan 29, 2008 | 8
Crackpots are thick on the ground and we can't fund them all. How do we decide which upcoming genius/crackpot to fund? Einstein didn't have any peers; he would never have passed "peer review."
By Will Offensicht | Jan 25, 2008 | 6
GM found that when you ask for government help, you'd better be careful - you might get what you wish for, and our guys have a track record of losing negotiations.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 23, 2008 | 2
It's possible that nobody will ever be able to build anything of significance again.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 22, 2008 | 2
Government ought to be able to help the economy - assuming that politicians want the economy to grow and assuming that the government is able to do what the politicians promise.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 18, 2008 | 20
We don't disparage the motives of politicians, they have the same motives we do. We don't distrust the motives of bureaucrats, we trust them all too well.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 16, 2008 | 19
Why can't we Americans buy cheap cars? The cheapest car in the US costs about $20,000, about 8 times the cost of Tata's offering.
By Will Offensicht | Dec 11, 2007 | 1
Poor people often skimp on food so that they will have enough money for things they consider valuable.
By Will Offensicht | Dec 6, 2007 | 9
Since we peasants couldn't see that Roosevelt's marvelous ideas were for our own good, he believed it was OK for him to lie to help pass his programs. Does that remind you of any modern politicians?
By Will Offensicht | Nov 7, 2007 | 3
Making a small class of citizens into a protected species leads to less employment for that group.
By Will Offensicht | Nov 6, 2007 | 0
Wal-Mart doesn't like paying taxes any more than you or I do, but, unlike us, Wal-Mart has the money to do something about it.