OK, so I am savagely biased, but not without good reason. Four decades ago I worked with a gentleman I found to be uniquely independent. That most capable fellow, Bob Levy, is today the internationally admired chairman of the Cato Institute.
Archives for May 2012
It can take a clean slate to produce radical improvement. In Louisiana, Hurricane Katrina cleaned the slate, and Gov. Bobby Jindal has produced the radical improvement. The governor has spearheaded radical education reforms that will produce better students, reward successful teachers, and wash out those teachers who don’t make the grade.
South Carolina is a right-to-work state. You can’t be forced to join a union as a condition of employment. South Carolina is open for business. And the fact that it is a right-to-work state is the reason Boeing is building 787 Dreamliners there.
For the night of the presidential election results, Debbie and I positioned ourselves at Hotel Le Bristol (see Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris), literally an eight iron shot from the front door of the Elysee Palace, the presidential residence. It was an exciting time to be in Paris, despite the unpleasant election results. But I […]
Duck was the backbone of Booker T. & the MG’s, one of the four best R&B contingents of all time.
Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Former BB&T CEO John Allison weighs in on the state of the economy and small business.
On a website, the U.S. government has made it easy to see which countries are benefitting from U.S. tax dollars. It should come as no surprise that many of the world’s poorest nations receive aid from Americans. The United States has long been the most generous nation in the world. But some of the nations […]