Hundreds of taxis gridlocked downtown Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday, taking a stand against entrepreneurship, the free market and the power of choice.
Washington, quietly, is re-orientating. To be sure it still is sorting out what caused the financial crisis, the Great Recession, and the disorders that have ensued (from the application of bad medicine like bailouts and stimulus). But there’s just occurred a dramatic changing of the guard in the GOP and in the leadership of its intelligentsia.
The health care debate is a great example of why Americans hate politics.
Red Elephants Cafe, Webside 3. Mike’s cousin Ned consoles him about his job loss and the barriers to starting a business. He's decided to run for office, out of concern for declining traditional values and the resulting depression. Mike offers his budding Internet campaign services, and Ned provides a unique business site in return.
"We can compete with anybody in the world if we know where things are going to be" -- they call for lower taxes and economic certainty.
Here is your high-resolution teachable moment of the week: anti-capitalist, anti-corporate extremists of "Occupy Wall Street" mourning Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs without a trace of irony.