Trump Has Some Good Points

Trump Has Some Good Points

Jul 29, 2016

A common fallacy that “Progressives” make is that: Progressives and liberals are good and conservatives and independents are bad. The logical deduction from this dysfunctional belief is that: Trump and his supporters – a large percentage of U.S. voters – are bad and Hillary Clinton and her supporters are good. But not only are Trump and his followers bad, they...

Germany has a Problem

Germany has a Problem

Jul 28, 2016

In the last 70 years Germany has had a long-term project of trying to reestablish her image as a civilized country and seeking authentic forgiveness from the international community for her dirty deeds in World War II. As part of this project, Germany has become a leader in liberal politics in the European Union. It has been among strongest advocates for...

Romney’s 47%

Romney’s 47%

Jul 27, 2016

Note:  This essay was written in January, 2013.  It is being re-published here because it still has revevance on contemporary politics.  Also by looking at this essay in retrospect can give us and interesting perspective of today’s political discussions. In the 2012 election, Romney was severely criticized for saying the lower 47% of the taxpayers pay no...

Stealing isn’t a Crime

Stealing isn’t a Crime

Jul 26, 2016

Note: This essay is base on article in NY Post, July 7, 2015 Sergey Aleynikov, and immigrant from Russia with dual citizenship, was working for Goldman Sachs. In 2009 he decided to take another job at a hedge fund. As a going away present for himself, he stole 32 megabytes of code, which Goldman Sachs said was “secret sauce,”— their code for high speed trading....

Fundamentalist Islam

Fundamentalist Islam

Jul 26, 2016

Many political theories state that one can’t solve a political problem without perceiving the problem accurately. For example, the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2007 was based on the false perception that Iraq somehow caused the 9/11 bombing and other international terrorist activities. The invasion was also based on the false perception that Iraq had “weapons of...

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