Tag Archives: Big Brother

Operation Choke Point

My letter from the Editorial Board of the Cayman Financial Review addresses the above and other American Government over reaches in the use of U.S. dollars abroad: Cayman Financial Review, April, 2016 I hope that you enjoy it. Warren

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In Defense of Vultures

They clean up the mess beside the road that has been left there to rot. It is not a pleasant sight but who can really object to the service these birds perform. Actually, the vultures I want to defend are … Continue reading

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Big Brother is getting bigger

Americans are forever debating the best boundary between the domain of government authority and our personal authority. It is an important discussion, which should continue forever. Many but not all of the issues discussed have to do with the balance … Continue reading

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More on cell phones in planes

My blog Friday was meant to contrast two attitudes toward the desired role of government—regulating our behavior for our own good (Big Brother), or regulating our behavior when necessary for the protection of third parties.  But the more I thought … Continue reading

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Cell Phones on Planes: A Defining Issue

The Federal Communications Commission is moving towards allowing the use of cell phones on airplanes. Many of us have known for a long time that their use poses no safety issues (yes the government does sometimes—how shall I say it … Continue reading

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Life and Death in Boston

We will all die and can hope that our passing and the passing of our loved ones will be peaceful and painless. It is sad when anyone dies prematurely. It is very disturbing when someone’s death is the result of … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11– Bratislava, Slovakia

As my generation did for many years following the assassination of JFK, we today remember where we were and what we were doing on the day ten years ago that 19 Middle Eastern terrorists hijacked and crashed four American passenger … Continue reading

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