Here’s the letter.
Winds of change are blowing.
That feels about right. And it should be remembered that the state as we know it is very much a product of the 20th Century. Just as highly centralized, highly hierarchical corporations are. Corporations have been forced to adjust to the new less centralized world (though this is ongoing), governments are just beginning to feel the winds of change.
I’ll bet this congressman is in good company.
Facebook is a private company and it has a right to do whatever it wishes with its platform. We will also say that Facebook has been an excellent outlet for ACC generally. But the issues presented in the attached article from Gizmodo should be aired and they are of concern. Facebook is a widely trusted brand. Everyone uses it, “liberals,” conservatives, libertarians, everyone. Facebook should seek to maintain this trust. It’s one of the things which makes Facebook such a special and truly great company.
The dinner in a nutshell.
I hate the term “nerd prom” anyway. It’s such baloney. It’s self aggrandizement veiled in false modesty. The people who attend the dinner aren’t “nerds.” They don’t think of themselves as “nerds.” They are social climbing politicos. Throw in the Hollywood people and the whole thing is practically insufferable. Bill Press agrees.
Paying taxes has always been a pain. It should be much easier. (Assuming any taxes at all of course.)
I wouldn’t encourage anyone to try to find out.
“The precipitousness of the political debate is a little scary right now,” said Jim McNerney, who served as chief executive of Boeing Co. until last year and as chairman until February, at a recent industry conference.
“Anti-business” and “anti-market” are 2 very different things.
Many feel frustrated these days. There is the sense that there is an agenda and that everyday people are not part of that agenda.
Many people have been under considerable economic pressure since the Crash in 2008,
This is handy. See what your tax outlay might look could look like next year. It could be ugly(er).
This is pretty great. Apparently it’s a hit. Who ever thought a game about standing in line to get old potatoes would be well received?
Perhaps some people know how important it is to never forget.
This is an interesting development. And Johnson’s an interesting guy. He’s climbed Mount Everest. (And I think – though I’m not sure – the highest peak on each continent.)
If he’s at double digits consistently I think they have (yeah right) to let him into the debates.
I say let the Greens come to the debate too to make things fair. (Because that is what American politics is all about. “Fairness.”)
Big government Republicans are much more common than small government Republicans. At least in Washington DC.
Saying that, as noted in the attached article, much good has been done over the last 5 years.
This is an interesting wrinkle in the debate between Mr. Sanders and Ms. Clinton for the Democratic nomination and it speaks to which club each belongs to.
Reason does so many great interviews. We really do appreciate what they do.
Below is Thomas Massie, a young congressman from Kentucky who in our opinion is one of a few really sharp and good guys on the Hill. His perspective is always welcome here.
Well done sirs. (And/or madams.)