Monthly Archives: July 2016

Some Hotel Stays

Swamp Rabbit Inn, Greenville, SC: This place was simply delightful. It’s a very cute, rabbit-themed B&B in Greenville, SC, a short walk from downtown and near the Swamp Rabbit bike trail. I was there for business and wasn’t able to take advantage of local amenities, but the Swamp Rabbit reminded me of a trip my […]

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Minimum Wage: My Thoughts

Here is a list of articles and blogs I’ve written regarding Minimum Wage. Would A Higher Minimum Wage Help McDonald’s Workers? 5 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage Is Bad For Birmingham Repeal The Minimum Wage Eugenics: Progressivism’s Ultimate Social Engineering The Minimum Wage, Discrimination, and Inequality The Hidden Costs of a Minimum Wage Art Carden […]

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Does Pro Wrestling Kill?

I confess: I enjoy professional wrestling non-ironically. A few years ago I got back into it and have let my interest lapse somewhat—I cancelled my subscription to the WWE Network and haven’t watched a show in some time), but I enjoyed professional wrestling a lot as a kid and still enjoy it as an adult. […]

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Expert Economic Judgment: We Need to Do Better

This morning, I appeared on the Birmingham Business Journal’s 2016 Economic Forecast panel. For a lot of reasons, I’m not confident enough to offer secure predictions beyond that which is reflected in my personal decisions and asset portfolio. I’ve bought in to Birmingham by moving to Southside, I still think stocks are a good investment over […]

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C.S. Lewis on Tyranny

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own […]

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