The mayor of Anchorage wants a gazillian dollar port project and wants our property taxes to pay for it. The governor of Alaska wants a gazillian dollar gas line and wants whatever the state has to pay for it. The president wants to continue to listen to his generals and fight wars all over creation. Onward Christian soldiers! I'd rather do what the soldiers did in World War I--sit in the trenches with the Germans, drink beer, smoke cigarettes, and play cards. Do I understand something about human nature and what we'd rather do then construct enormous projects and fight stupid wars for politicians' political power assumption?
Blog Posts by Loyd
Back in the days when I busted my butt to afford school, the general idea was to teach the kids how to reason so this country could heal itself in the waning days of the Vietnam war. Well, we're war torn again. Nowdays, the idea seems to be to go in hawk to pay the enormous costs of education, and for what? To learn how to increase profit margins in business. Whatever happened to liberal arts, classic principles of economics, and the general idea of using ones head to reason out difficulties to find answers one can live with? I, for one, do not worship the bomb!