September 14, 2014
I think I’ve identified a core problem in our public policy process. Verbiage. Public servants using words that don’t mean what they say. Why would they do that? Sheer ignorance may be partly to blame, but there’s also the habit of deception that’s crept in to make regulations seem innocuous. Perhaps regulations are (rightly) distrusted by the people who impose them because they know they don’t know what they are doing. So they double down on error. Compounding ignorance with error.
The following is a preliminary list of questions I’ve come up with upon closer inspection of a housing project on St. Simons.
September 13, 2014
September 12, 2014
September 11, 2014
Once we are aware that all governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations and private corporations are artificially created social bodies, that we’re looking at socialism should be pretty obvious, regardless how vociferously that categorization is denied. Size doesn’t matter and neither, for that matter, does monetary profit. Multiple persons organize themselves into groups both to share their diverse talents and to shield themselves from individual liability.
September 10, 2014
What’s a dynamic dune? It’s a reference that was changed to just “dunes” in the law, perhaps because it left too many people confused. Or perhaps the idea that dunes change and move was upsetting to people who want their environment to stay the same.
September 9, 2014
A note from Ferguson’s kids. Ferguson, Missouri, that is.