Archive for August, 2011

A Brief History of Fiscal Responsibility

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Share on Facebook While crisis economics requires government spending to lessen the damage done to average Americans, sound fiscal policy requires several long-term strategies.  Over the last thirty years, Washington policy makers, like American businessmen, have put short-term, temporary gains ahead of long-term, sustainable progress.  Solving our problems requires a clear understanding of America’s fiscal […]

Exposing Reagan’s Big Lie

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Share on Facebook Several years ago, a former neighbor, Joe Abraham had an idea.  He wanted history taught backwards.  Instead of starting with past events and coming to the present, he suggested starting with current events and working backwards.  As a professional historian, this method just didn’t feel right.  My training at USL and LSU […]