“Excessive” Regulations

This was originally posted on PoodleRose on July 19, 2013. Comments have not been migrated.

Americans often clamor about “excessive” regulations. They do not argue against regulations as a matter of principle, but only those that go “too far.” As an example, they might cite an Agriculture Department regulation that requires magicians to obtain a […]

GWB and Principles

On the eve of the dedication of his Presidential library, George W. Bush told CNN, “I know this, that Laura and I gave the presidency eight years of our life. We gave it our all. Made the best judgment calls I could. I didn’t compromise my principles.” If this is true, what does it tell […]

The Businessman as Politician

This was originally posted on Live Oaks on January 9, 2009. Comments have not been migrated.

Bill White has been Mayor of Houston since 2004. His biography page on the City of Houston web site states:

He uses business practices every day at City Hall to improve service and get things done.

When he first […]