Tag: First U.S. Congress

Organized Irresponsibility: The Best Tool to Maximize Shareholder Value

Ulrich Beck, a German sociologist, is credited with the term “organized irresponsibility.”I find it a compellingly descriptive term that reveals something important about capitalism in the 21st century. It is the natural child of a mature capitalist system where the last remaining value, shareholder value, is to be maximized at any cost; any cost, not […]

Ryan's World

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) released another budget which was narrowly passed last week by the House of Representatives.  This plan is not, as Mr. Ryan stated, an invitation to the president nor United States Senate.  Invitations are reserved for dinner parties. But such is reality in Ryan’s world. My gut says Paul Ryan is still miffed at […]

Atlas Chugged

Every runt eventually gets his comeuppance. Paul Ryan is getting his served on a silver platter, and it couldn’t have happened to a “nicer” guy. The former VP candidate for and intellectual soul of the Republican Party is being torn to shreds over his latest budget, which, it seems, has more holes in it than […]