Will Democracy and Capitalism Survive?

Will Democracy and Capitalism Survive?

Friction and war seem to stubbornly persist on Planet Earth. There are a number of reasons for war, some of which appear to date back to the origin of mankind. Men have been killing each other over religion for all of recorded history. Today, it appears to me that...
Family Values

Family Values

What is the origin of family life? How and why did it come to be? We all know that men and women must come together to have children so that mankind will have a future on Planet Earth. I expect that, from the earliest stages, staying together as a family became the...
Slavery

Slavery

Slavery may be one of the most misused and most misunderstood words in the English language. Everyone in this country knows what slavery is said to be. Slavery is what we did to black African people when we brought them to the United States to pick cotton due to a...
The Curse of Paul Voelker

The Curse of Paul Voelker

America has always had a love affair with inflation. We love to see wages increase, home values rise and stock market prices go up. Unfortunately, costs also rise sometimes faster and our wealth actually will decrease instead of increase. But we do want our inflation...
The Dangers of Nuclear Energy

The Dangers of Nuclear Energy

Many years ago at the start of my first career, I was employed by General Electric Company and graduated from the Financial Management Training Program there in Schenctady, New York. GE at the time was probably the largest manufacturer of power generators for the...