Daily Archives: January 1, 2009


As we all know, there are enough regulations that all businesses are in violation. If a principal makes an enemy, as politicians do, he can get in trouble with the law. Violations usually may be remediated by selling out to a conglomerate favored by government with lawyers specializing in interpreting and jockeying the law, orContinue Reading

Dr. Strangelove for the New Year

In a wonderful column in the December 30 edition of the Financial Times titled For Fast Relief of the Credit Markets, Democritise Them, John Dizard invokes the immortal novel and movie Dr. Strangelove as an explanatory model for understanding some of the global economic mess. He zeroes in on the overwhelming use of the GeneralContinue Reading

Chad Adams on WPTF at 3 pm Thursday

Locke Foundation Vice President Chad Adams will be hosting WPTF’s Bill LuMaye show today from 3 to 6 p.m. You can hear the show at 680 AM in the Triangle and eastern North Carolina, or online at www.wptf.com. Click on “Listen Live.”

Happy New Year!

Just remember… “The New Year is the season in which custom seems more particularly to authorize civil and harmless lies, under the name of compliments. People reciprocally profess wishes which they seldom form and concern which they seldom feel.” – Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694?1773)