Monthly Archives: February 2013

Liberalism vs. Conservatism, Revisited

I have discussed in the past how it is that the son of two very liberal parents (with a very liberal sister) ended up becoming a pretty darned conservative guy. Like most things in my life, it was driven by … Continue reading

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Coffee Math

MEMORANDUM TO: Starbucks, Panera, Dunkin Donuts, Einsteins, and Anyone Else Who Sells Coffee in a Cardboard Box FROM: Bruce C. Robertson SUBJECT: Coffee in a Box The average length of time coffee stays hot in a box is about 16 minutes. … Continue reading

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Olympic Joke

This IOC just announced that wrestling has been dropped from the Summer Games, effective in 2020, thus removing any doubt that the Olympics are a complete joke. I now put the Olympics on the same viewing priority as the Professional … Continue reading

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Lies vs. Broken Promises

How do you know a politician is lying? His lips are moving. Ha ha ha ha ha. OK, seriously, you will have no trouble convincing me that politicians’ struggles with reality cross party lines with neither party having a particular … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Economics

Super Bowl Sunday provides a good opportunity to reflect on my Washington Redskins and the lesson they can teach us about the United States economy. On January 26, 1992 the Washington Redskins won Super Bowl XXVI, defeating the Buffalo Bills, … Continue reading

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