The Contradiction Living in the Hearts of Americans
From the American Dream, we’ve descended into childish wishful thinking
From American Exceptionalism to American Wimps
When did we become a nation of risk-averse underachievers?
Stop Voting for Those Who Would Destroy Us
The issues that would seem to divide us are wildly exaggerated and for one purpose only
In the Paradise Found series, we are describing what we find upon returning to the United States after 25 years
I Predict an Epic Lawsuit Against Food Companies
We’re unhealthier than ever and someone’s going to pay a staggering amount in damages
How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Debt
Why America's outsized debt is wonderful
Is There Pleasure and Profit in Walking to Places?
Is it because we're pressed for time that we don't want to get out of our cars? Or because we don't want to walk?
Do We Have Any Rights as Taxpayers? (Newsletter 075)
Only one in ten Americans trust themselves to file their tax return without outside help.
I've Got a Tip for You (Newsletter 074)
Tipping in America requires just a few ingredients: a transaction involving at least two individuals and money changing hands, including electronically.
The Scorecard One Year On – Is Anyone Winning? (Newsletter 071)
We can turn America's score around if we want. But first we have to accept that no one else is coming to do it for us.