Category: Current Events

Attack of the Invisible Hand of the Free Market

December 10th, 2008
I do love me some Tom Tomorrow. If I am fortunate, I will be able to get that comic on a shirt! more »

Good Guy Watch: the Spungen family

December 1st, 2008
The Peer Bearing (as in ball bearings) company of Waukegan, Illinois, employs 230 people and in 2007 had $100 million in sales. The company was founded in 1941 by the grandfather of the current generation of owners. Or rather, former owners, for the… more »

Pirates!

November 19th, 2008
Last Saturday, Somali pirates seized a supertanker carrying 2 million barrels of oil. A supertanker owned by Saudi Aramco; state of the art, three times the size of an aircraft carrier. They nabbed it a full four days sailing distance from Somalia, 500… more »