Category: The Breeze

income inequality

What Is Really The Nature of Income Inequality?

This is not only a philosophical question, but an economic one as well. The philosophical question pertains to fairness and is subject to moral reasoning as well as people’s innate sense of fair. I believe people feel that, whatever label it’s given, there is something unfair happening within society now...

chester arthur

Chester Arthur: The 21st Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Chester Arthur was removed in disgrace as Chief Collector of the NY Custom House in 1878. Three years later...

James Garfield

James Garfield: The 20th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) James Garfield won the Republican nomination and the presidenct in 1881. He was the first former college president and...

Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes: A 19th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) The Last Battle of the Civil War The election of 1876 between Hayes and New York Governor Samuel Tilden...

ulysses s. grant

Ulysses S. Grant: The 18th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Truly the first celebrity candidate, US Grant was the youngest man ever elected President at the time at 46....

Week 5

I Got You: Week 5 Fantasy Recap

  We’re in 8 leagues. These are our thoughts week to week.   Fantasy Record through Week 5: 16-24   Quarterbacks Cam Newton was on a bye, and Mariota did not do much against Rex. Cam was on a bye and Rodgers was taken aback by the stout St. Louis...

Week 6

I Got You: NFL Week 6 Investment

34-38 on the season after winning money last week going 6-6. With the money line investing, we are actually up a little on the year in spite of an overall losing record. We are proponents of dollar cost averaging as we are long term investors; therefore, we invest the same...