I found myself in the basement. It was not a bright, dry basement like I have in Colorado. It was a dank, dark one—an old Midwestern basement. My wife’s uncle died recently. His wife had passed away a few years ago. This was their basement. And it was packed full of their stuff, which is […]
While attending college I worked part-time in a Veterans Administration hospital. It was a lively place full of colorful characters, but the most interesting of all was a gentleman who called himself the Ambassador-General.
He was a Korean War veteran and was…well…crazy. Not dangerous crazy but a happy kind of crazy. The Ambassador-General, as he was […]
Since we are deciding whether government should be bigger or not so big this election, it may be useful to think about how well government works. I should know. I’ve been on the inside, and I’m going to sing like a canary.
Any organizational structure functions according to certain dynamics. Government bureaucracy is characterized by three […]