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WALTON FAMILY THREE-PEATS…

Friday, July 1st, 2016

When Los Angeles Laker Coach Pat Riley trademarked the phrase—coined by Shooting Guard (and future Lakers coach) Byron Scott—Three-Peat, he associated the term with the team’s remarkable effort, but ultimately failure, to win three successive NBA championships. The recent distinction of the Walton family to top Forbes’ list of wealthiest families in the United States, […]

WHAT THE WALTONS FEAR THE MOST…

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Why else would the Walton family spend so much money? Jeff Hess: Have Coffee Will Write.

SUNDAY MORNING WITH ROBERT FEINMAN…

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Our co-blogger Robert Feinman passed in July 2009. Jonathan has already posted a best of series taken from Robert’s more than 600 posts to The Writing On The Wal. But Robert wrote elsewhere as well and, for some time, I’ve enjoyed a Sunday morning tradition of reading the essays he posted to his personal blog. […]

SUNDAY MORNING WITH ROBERT FEINMAN…

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Our co-blogger Robert Feinman passed in July 2009. Jonathan has already posted a best of series taken from Robert’s more than 600 posts to The Writing On The Wal. But Robert wrote elsewhere as well and, for some time, I’ve enjoyed a Sunday morning tradition of reading the essays he posted to his personal blog. […]

SUNDAY MORNING WITH ROBERT FEINMAN…

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Our co-blogger Robert Feinman passed in July 2009. Jonathan has already posted a best of series taken from Robert’s more than 600 posts to The Writing On The Wal. But Robert wrote elsewhere as well and, for some time, I’ve enjoyed a Sunday morning tradition of reading the essays he posted to his personal blog. […]

SUNDAY MORNING WITH ROBERT FEINMAN…

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Our co-blogger Robert Feinman passed in July. Jonathan has already posted a best of series taken from Robert’s more than 600 posts to The Writing On The Wal. But Robert wrote elsewhere as well and, for some time, I’ve enjoyed a Sunday morning tradition of reading the essays he posted to his personal blog. Beginning […]

Paying for Your Own Life

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Paying for Your Own Life Economists and politicians like to make things complicated by tossing in all sorts of extraneous information when discussing public policy. It’s really very simple if you just strip away everything but the essentials. When you do you find that you must pay for your own life. Here’s why. The most […]

The Angry Libertarian

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The Angry Libertarian Libertarians believe, to one degree or another, that taxation is government-sponsored theft. Some apparently realize that a certain amount of government structure is required, but the purest form of the philosophy would abolish all government and have everything depend upon individual property rights. Without dwelling too much on the philosophical underpinnings, the […]

Can Populism Succeed?

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Can Populism Succeed? Populism has been one of the recurrent movements in US history. The others of contemporary relevance are Liberalism, Conservativism and Libertarianism. Lately there have been several Populist writers who have gained wide notice, including Thomas Frank and Thom Hartmann and magazines like “The Progressive”. So it becomes appropriate to question whether a […]

What is a Conservative?

Monday, July 27th, 2009

What is a Conservative? Here are some of what one commonly hears are conservative principles. I will discuss why I don’t think some of them are below. Fiscal 1. Low taxes 2. Small government 3. Laissez faire commerce policies 4. Free trade 5. Regulation by the market Social 1. Support for the traditional family structure […]