South Dakota has one of the most unique tourist attractions in the U.S.A. And they ruthlessly use it to sell their state, too. Simply put, South Dakota’s tourism depends on Mount Rushmore. There are lots of other interesting things there, like the Badlands and Jewel Cave, the Black Hills and Wind Cave, and other sitesContinue reading “South Dakota, you didn’t build that!”
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What is “Government help” anyway?
I was recently visiting some family near Melbourne, Florida when I came upon the sign pictured above. It was apparently intended to overlap with the Republican convention in Tampa, and its sentiment seems to be a dig at President Obama and the “You didn’t build that” remark. I addressed the willful and misleading interpretation ofContinue reading “What is “Government help” anyway?”
The Sanctuary on Paradise
I’m in Florida this weekend, trying to get a final few days of Summer before school starts up again. Or maybe it won’t if the Chicago teachers go out on strike. But either way, Summer is coming to and end, and we want to end it with something to remember. Our visions of fun inContinue reading “The Sanctuary on Paradise”
What “that” is
Thursdays are the last day that I drive into the office during the week. Friday traffic in Chicago is bad, no matter where you’re driving to or when you’re on the road, so fortunately I can work at home on Fridays. But I had an epiphany of sorts when I was on the road thisContinue reading “What “that” is”