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The Secret of Our Success

Alan Partis | February 1, 2009

So here we find ourselves in the America of 2009 and in the midst of what we’re told is perhaps the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression (or since 1982, or the early ’70′s, or …) and many people are wondering what to do. The answer is really very clear, and very simple: produce more things that the rest of the world wants.

Conservatism Versus Liberalism

Alan Partis | January 23, 2009

Most people will identify themselves with one side of the spectrum or the other.

It’s Not Your Job to Lose

Alan Partis | January 2, 2009

One thing that troubles me is the apparent underlying assumption that he seems to be making. That is that a ‘job’ is something to which we have some sort of right. As someone who has employed people in the past, and hopes to employ people in the future, I have found there is often a great deal of confusion about ‘ownership’ of a job.

Oh The Wishy Washy Middle

Alan Partis | October 20, 2008

I don’t think you really grasp the concept of political parties and the American election process very well. If you’re not a member of a particular party, why should you be involved in helping to nominate their candidate?