Author Archives: Stuart Whitman

About Stuart Whitman

Business Analyst by day. Reader and writer by night. Skeptical of conventional wisdom.

Free Trade. What went wrong.

With the need to recycle dollars, the US got off the gold standard and now exports debt in the form of treasury’s and other financial assets in place of goods and services. Once again bankers and politicians have sold out … Continue reading

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Obstruction of Injustice

Now that the Mueller Report has been released it can clearly be seen that what President Trump is guilty of is Obstruction of Injustice. A crime almost as serious as balancing the budget. Ask Scott Walker. While the official investigation … Continue reading

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What’s the Mission?

Mission statement of the US. Lower the cost of living. Period. https://amgreatness.com/2019/04/04/too-few-homes-too-many-homeless-how-to-fix-it/

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Resistance to Self Government?

Madison, Wisconsin Succession Resist! Good luck with that.

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College Screening. Past or Future

Visited a few colleges with my youngest son recently. The contrast was stark.

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George Herbert Walker Bush 1924-2018 The End of AN Era.

Placeholder for future comments and edits on the passing of GHW Bush. I came of age politically in the 1980’s.  This is often the called the Reagan Era. Reagan was a towering figure to both his admirers and detractors largely … Continue reading

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Twenty Things I Want My Kids to Know

Now that it’s official, it’s time I finish this up and pass it along.  The official part being Will’s acceptance to MSSM. For each of you this has meant a unique opportunity to step out into the world. A beginning. … Continue reading

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The Social Contract

The most fundamental idea at the founding was the idea of self government in conjunction with personal responsibility. Take jobs. Every politician talks about creating jobs. Since when is this the role of government? In most societies as long as … Continue reading

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The Essentials

In the search for life in space, scientists often refer to the essentials required for life. Carbon, oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen. In a similar vain life as we know it in America is predicated on three essentials. Without individual liberty … Continue reading

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America, The Idea

It’s been said that America is as much an idea as a place. If this is true than America could be anywhere and much bigger than previously understood. If we are to understand what America is we should try to … Continue reading

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