There’s still hope for Lyft I guess.
No. Lots of people are concerned. Even some partisan Democrats.
There was a time when a bachelors degree was something pretty special. It was unusual for people to have one. Though still only 30% of the adult American population has a 4 year degree that is a lot more than in years past. More prosperous years.
Graduate degrees are also more common. Practically a whole generation has tried to wait out the Great Recession in college.
The one and only time I met Ron Paul was in his office in DC in 2007. I had long admired him and I had come to pitch Dr. Paul on becoming a client of mine. I was a fledgling stock broker and I thought I might be able to interest him in some gold stocks.
What’s funny is that as soon as I walked through the door of his office and he and I sat down I forgot all about doing business and we just talked politics and strategy for about 20-25 minutes.
I left his office with a deepened respect for the man. Something which rarely happens (I now know) after meeting a politician in person.
Ms. Pelosi knows how to work a deal. As such opportunities just seem to fall into her lap from nowhere. Before Pelosi was in Congress she was comfortable, but she wasn’t rich. Yet now she’s worth tens of millions of dollars.
Well, there is a good bit of it on this website that’s for sure. And it is growing. Today crony capitalism is talked about openly. A few years ago few people knew the term. Read More
“People aren’t spending money, because they don’t have any.”
Karen Lewis, the union president, is also running for mayor of Chicago against Rahm Emanuel. I say that if you still live in Chicago at this point you deserve what you get. I have little sympathy.
Policymakers don’t really care what you think. Laws don’t just well up from the general population like we were told in school. No, laws come from the connected and powerful. The cronies run the show, and have long run the show. Occasionally your interests and those of “the powers that be” might dovetail, but this is very rare. For the most part there are the things you and your neighbors care about and then there are the things the plutocrats care about. Guess which agenda in pursued?