Roll Tide

Based on early reports, Alabama’s immigration law is producing results. The reports seem to indicate that unemployment is dropping, even in counties with double digit unemployment. Since it is unlikely that Alabama is having a one-state renaissance while the surrounding states are still mired in high unemployment, it would seem logical that the increases in…

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The Thrill is Gone

There is no doubt that there will be Democrats who are disappointed with Obama but will hold their noses and vote for him – I can’t say much – it is a feeling I know well from voting for Dole and McCain on the Republican tickets of 1992 and 2008. What is interesting is that…

Tilting At Windmills

The UK, and particularly Scotland, are taking the lead in the production of electricity through renewable sources. Motives are arguable; the green agenda is no doubt part of it – but a big reason for the call for Scotland to generate all electrical power by the end of this decade (2020) is not a fear…