A Fable on Cheating Time: Zombies, Unicorns, & The Tortoise

There is a grand economic fable that has been unfolding over the past two decades, one filled with mythical creatures and great fantasy. The main character of this fable is the grand wizard of the markets, The Federal Reserve.  Like all great fables, it starts with magic.  Over the last twenty years, the grand wizard […]

Give Me That: Entitlement Ethics and The Destruction of Private Property

The definition of entitlement is the belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain special privileges or others property. Much of the narrative in modern Western culture centers around this definition in one way or another. Headlines are riddled with stories of entitlement and in many instances this behavior is being embraced. What […]

An economic & political overview of Northern Nevada: It’s time to ask the hard questions

After the great recession of 2008 a lot of people had to reinvent themselves and think about what was next.  I was in that same position after the investment bank firm I was working for in Lake Tahoe shut its doors.  I was left with that terrifying yet exciting question of what was next.  As […]