Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Affordable Health Care Act of 2010

The US Supreme Court, by a vote of 5 to 4, has recently upheld the landmark Affordable Health Care Act enacted by President Obama in 2010. The most controversial feature of the Act is to force every citizen to buy … Continue reading

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The Ocean and Its Health

Every time I look out from the beach, the vastness of the ocean fills me with awe. Would life be the same should the world be covered 75% by land instead of by sea? I think we would end up … Continue reading

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Free Market Competition: With or Without Rules?

The free market exists in two places: one in your mind and the other in the real world. The mental model always works because that’s how you think it will work. The real world model depends on many factors beyond … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency: The Key To National Power

In this age of rising fuel prices and increasing pollution, efficient use of energy will bring prosperity and better quality of life. Since energy is required for economic production and all other activities, mastering the efficient use of energy carries … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

When something complicated goes wrong, people tend to come up with all kinds of blame either as an excuse or explanation. In the confusion that follows, the real causes for what has happened are usually lost. As a result, the … Continue reading

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