Posts tagged BA

Grexit is Like Illinois, and Grexit Isn’t Like Illinois

Was reading about the situation in Greece.  Feel so badly for their people.  Yesterday they withdrew $400M in Euro from their banks-to stuff in mattresses.  It’s not like this was a secret.  The smart money pulled their money out of …






A Rise From The Ashes

Forgive any Chicagoan this morning. They were probably up late last night. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.  They have won 3 out of the last 6 in a salary capped world.  That’s a dynasty.  What a great team.  Great …






Is A Cyber Attack an Act of War?

This past week it was revealed that the Chinese hacked into American government computer systems and stole sensitive information about 16.9 million military and intelligence employees applying for security clearances. Is this an act of war or not? We could …






Do You Think History Matters?

This weekend I was in New Orleans.  I am on the Board of Trustees of the National World War Two Museum.  This weekend was our Victory Ball.  Next year, maybe you can join me and dine under the airplanes in …






Sunday Brunch Breakfast Links

Freedom! Freedom! Guess which are the freest states. Belmont Stakes winner was a mudder. I was at Navy Pier last night in Chicago.  It was 49, with winds of 9 mph.  I am glad we are doing so much to …






Seven Microeconomic Steps to End Public Unions

One thing about public unions is that they are seemingly immune to the effects of economics.  They operate like a monopolist, but are actually a monopsony.  Because of the conflicted relationship between the legislators and unions, they are able to …






Good Friday Breakfast Links

For those of you that think a tax hike is okay Da Bulls. Get out your brooms. Da Hawks. One more time at the Madhouse on Madison. This guy is throwing fastballs over 100 mph.  Don’t worry, Cub fans know …