Category Archives: Education

Are Liberals More Educated Than Conservatives? (2016 Election Update)

Four years ago, I analyzed the education levels of those who voted for the Democratic candidate for President and the Republican candidate for President for a total of six Presidential and Midterm elections. In that analysis, I had concluded that  people … Continue reading

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Are Liberals More Educated Than Conservatives? (2012 Election Update)

A year ago, I analyzed the education levels of Democratic and Republican voters for a total of five Presidential and Midterm elections. In that analysis, I had concluded that  people at both the high and low ends of the educational … Continue reading

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My 2012 Voting Guide for California’s Propositions

Today I’m filling out my absentee ballot for the 2012 election. In the process, I have decided to offer my own recommendations for how a rational Republican should vote on California’s various propositions this year. Moreover, I’ve compared my recommendations … Continue reading

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Honoring Milton Friedman

July 31st would have been free market economist Milton Friedman’s one-hundredth birthday. I have posted the following videos in his honor. These videos not only include Friedman’s eloquent defense of free market principles, but also they illustrate the truism that … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Julias

As Democrats continue to push their hyperbolic “War on Women,” something actually useful has resulted from the exchange between Republicans and Democrats. I would like to thank both the World in Motion and Doubleplusgood Infotainment blogs for making me aware … Continue reading

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Separating the Right from the Wrong and Left: Seizing the Moral High Ground

Over the past several decades, poverty has decreased the world over. Many people, however, are unaware of this face. Moreover, American citizens are equally unaware of where the credit for this progress belongs. Much of the credit for this achievement … Continue reading

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The Power of Time Perspectives

In the above video, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses some intriguing theories about how people’s time perspectives affect their behavior. He posits that belief systems regarding time influence everything from work ethic to health. Incidentally, Professor Zimbardo is also the same person who ran the Stanford … Continue reading

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Obama and Youth Unemployment

In 2008, young adults piled into election booths to vote overwhelmingly for Barack Obama. Their adulation struck me personally as a weird sort of homage to the cult of personality. After all, Obama had no executive experience running any organization … Continue reading

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Why Business Leaders Think America’s Economy Is Ailing

Last October I was among nearly 10,000 Harvard Business School alumni who completed an in-depth survey on American competitiveness. Harvard Business School released the results of this survey last week, and they are fascinating.

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Are Liberals More Educated Than Conservatives?

Update: Click here for the most recent statistics. A surprising amount of anti-conservative bigotry on the web asserts that conservatives are inherently less intelligent than liberals. Admittedly, some prominent conservatives make statements that go against the mainstream scientific consensus on topics such as … Continue reading

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