Cleveburgh Casino Concerns

Big day Monday up at the other end of Cleveburgh.  Some day someone is going to have lots of fodder for a paper on the spatial patterns of local casino markets.  What do I mean? Up in Detroit the headlines are all about how: Ohio’s new casinos could cost cash-strapped Detroit $30 million a year, . . . → Read More: Cleveburgh Casino Concerns

Gold and Base Metal Plays: Jerome Hass and Jimmy Chu

Toronto-based hedge fund managers Jerome Hass and Jimmy Chu of Lightwater Partners discuss their strategic approach to taking long positions on gold, zinc and tungsten opportunities around the world. In an exclusive interview with The Gold Report, the Lightwater principals reveal several precious and base metal plays in which they have purchased stakes . . . → Read More: Gold and Base Metal Plays: Jerome Hass and Jimmy Chu

Paternalism and the Infantile Society

The continued expansion of the welfare state is a grave concern to me, now more than ever. I fear the expansion of the welfare state because I believe it infantilizes society. By this I mean that citizens of the United States become more dependent on the federal government’s largesse, and in so doing become . . . → Read More: Paternalism and the Infantile Society