Now and then a government program won’t work. The vast majority of private corporate start-ups fail. Most business ventures fail.
Sometimes it just makes sense to sit back, look around, and be thankful we live in the state of Washington. The Cascades and the Olympics frame the sky, the air is clear, cool and invigorating, and the days are long and gentle. Last week I drove across the state. The I-90 corridor was brilliant with trees […]
Now that the election is over, it is a good time to reflect. We elected these public servants. What do we expect our governments to do, from local fire districts and water districts to libraries to school boards, city councils, public utility districts, and county governments? These local governments are the street-level face of democracy […]
To pay for tax cuts for billionaires, perpetual wars, a military budget larger than that of the next largest 10 countries combined, subsidies for Big Oil, welfare for Wall Street banks, hedge fund managers’ tax breaks, the lowest overall tax rates in decades, capital gains tax rates lower than earned income tax rates, rampant corruption, […]