Articles of Interest

 

Articles Of Interest From The September 5, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

From Medium: Economics Will Always Lose Out To Political Expediency

 

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Another that ran there: There Is No Equivalency

 

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And from Martin County Moment, Stuart Taxpayers Continue to Subsidize A Private Entity:

 

HERE

Other Articles:

 

PACIFIC LEGAL: CALIFORNIA HAS PROHIBITED DOOR TO DOOR CANVASSING EVEN FOR POLITICAL MATTERS. IS IT A VIOLATION OF THE 1ST AMENDMENT?

 

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THE NEW YORK TIMES: WHY BIDEN’S LACK OF STRATEGIC PLAN LED TO DISASTER IN PULLOUT

 

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ANOTHER FROM THE TIMES: CONGRESS HAS THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR WHY WON’T IT DO SO

 

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A REPORT FROM THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUST RECOMMENDING THAT MUNICIPALITIES BE GIVEN MORE FLEXIBILITY BY STATES TO RAISE TAXES

 

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FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES CALIFORNIA FINALLY CONFRONTS BAD ZONING:

 

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PAUL KRUGMAN NEWSLETTER:

 

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THE NEW YORK TIMES: EXAMINES WHY FLORIDA IS AN EPICENTER OF COVID

 

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AND ONE MORE TIMES: PIECE EXPLAINS WHY WE NEED TO PREPARE FOR MORE SHORTAGES

 

 

HERE

CHARTS:

 

TWO CHARTS THIS WEEK FROM THE VISUAL CAPITALIST:

 

FIRST WHAT COMPANIES BELONG TO THE TRILLION DOLLAR CLUB:

 

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WHAT LANGUAGE DO COUNTRIES WANT TO LEARN:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The August 22, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

The Hypocrisy of the NIMBY Crowd:

 

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Our Zoning Choices Are Obsolete:

 

HERE

 

Our Aversion To Factual Reality:

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

FROM THE CAPITOLIST RECAP CDC DOES NOT HAVE AUTHORITY TO ISSUE MORATORIUMS

 

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FROM PACIFIC LEGAL WHY DOES LOCAL GOVERNMENT WANT TO STOP ACCESSORY UNITS:

 

HERE

 

BEST LIFE FL HAS THE 8TH WORST DRIVERS:

 

HERE

 

THE NEW YORK TIMES: THE U.S. POPULATION IS CHANGING:

 

HERE

 

FROM THE WASHINGTON POST HOW HAS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD CHANGED SINCE THE LAST CENSUS AN INTERACTIVE ARTICLE:

 

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THE ATLANTIC TELLS US THAT THE VIRUS IS HERE FOREVER THIS IS HOW WE LIVE WITH IT:

 

HERE

 

CHARTS:

 

Only one chart from the Visual Capitalist How dominant is the U.S. Dollar:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The August 8, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

In Medium I write about free markets and safety nets:

 

HERE

 

And in Martin County Moment when will voters stop giving legislators a pass for taking away their rights:

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

From the Tampa Bay Times the Pasco Sheriff has a program to place citizens who may commit a crime under surveillance and tells them:

 

HERE

 

From the Albany Times Union bail reform has been a problem for the Albany NY DA:

 

HERE

 

The Capitolist investigates the Palm Beach Post and Pro Publica’s series on the “Black Snow” in sugar country:

 

HERE

 

Saving Charleston’s historic homes means raising them off the ground in The New York Times:

 

HERE

 

 

Another from The New York Times on using wood as a sustainable technology in taller buildings:

 

HERE

 

And lastly from Crains New York Manhattan apartments are selling like hotcakes…being in the burbs is so 2020:

 

HERE

 

CHARTS:

 

Three charts from the Visual Capitalist this week:

 

Which countries are the individual states biggest trading partners:

 

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What is the GDP per capita by country:

 

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Where in our oceans are the 1.6 billion masks:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The July 25, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

Articles I wrote:

 

For political consistency look to the Bard & the Bible:

 

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Each generation has music that tells its story:

 

HERE

 

History can only be taught using facts:

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

Wallet Hub has a piece on the best and worse states for jobs:

 

HERE

 

 

Route Fifty writes that we have been using the same definition of poverty for over 50 years. It needs to change:

 

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From the Atlantic via Route 50 writes about the privatization of the National Guard:

 

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Legal Pacific writes that free speech is essential for our economic liberty:

 

HERE

 

And lastly from Florida Phoenix Santa Rosa County is allowing clear cutting as if the 1950s were back:

 

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CHARTS:

 

Two charts from the Visual Capitalist this week:

 

The first plots state population trends from 2010 to 2020:

 

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The second is how the global chip shortage is affecting the economy:

 

HERE

 

Articles Of Interest From The July 11, 2021 Edition

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

Articles I wrote:

 

There is more at stake than just Costco:

 

HERE

 

Why are employers having trouble filling jobs:

 

HERE

 

And looking for political consistency check out the Bible and the Bard:

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

From Politico Magazine both conservative and liberal justices have Justice Harlan as their hero:

 

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The New York Times writes about how the Roman Colosseum is having a make-over:

 

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Wallet Hub grades the states’ economies (to get the most click on the links in the story)

 

HERE

 

The History of Yesterday has little known facts about the presidents:

 

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And another from The New York Times about why crabs are going un-harvested:

 

HERE

 

And lastly from the Economist a multi-faceted report on China after 100 years of communist rule:

 

HERE

 

 

CHARTS:

 

Two charts from the Visual Capitalist this week:

 

The first is about what the map of medieval Europe looked like:

 

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And what asset classes do best against inflation:

 

HERE

 

Articles Of Interest From The June 27, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

Articles I wrote:

 

More on Incumbency:

 

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Our deputies are going to Texas:

 

HERE

 

Are the Bad Old Days of Crime Returning:

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

From Florida Phoenix court ruling on max equates it to abortion:

 

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Politico asks what is wrong with local demand for news:

 

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Kristin Sinema in the Washington Post why she wants the filibuster to remain:

 

HERE

 

 

CHARTS:

 

Three charts this week from the Visual Capitalist:

 

The first has the biggest companies in the world:

 

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The next is the largest business risks:

 

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And last is five trends to watch post covid:

 

HERE

Articles Of Interest From The June 13, 2021 Edition

 

Articles I wrote in the past few weeks:

 

Tallahassee’s version of the “Godfather”

 

HERE

 

“History Is Just The Facts”

 

HERE

 

“The U.S. Needs A Social Safety Net”

 

HERE

 

Other Articles:

 

Our first one is from the Atlantic regarding those working in an office get bigger raises than those working from home:

 

HERE

 

The next is an article from David French in the Dispatch asking if Jews are being beaten in the streets can America be America:

 

 

HERE

 

From The Hill is it time to rethink zoning:

 

HERE

 

The New York Times asks Bill Bratton about police reform:

 

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A press release from the Army Corps of Engineers regarding Lake Okeechobee:

 

HERE

 

The Miami Herald asks why Florida picked up the tab for lawsuits for doctors’ mistakes in child birth:

 

HERE

 

The Washington Post writes that Senators are the oldest in history:

 

HERE

 

Another from the Post explains why Florida was supposed to be more left but turned more right instead:

 

HERE

 

The Florida Phoenix writes it is time to get rid of the filibuster:

 

HERE

 

The Mew York Times has a test for us to take regarding the facts on the increase in crime:

 

HERE

 

Lastly from Pro Publica their story on America’s richest pay no tax:

 

HERE

 

 

 

CHARTS:

 

Two charts this week from Visual Capitalist on debt:

 

The first is on household debt:

 

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The second is on government debt:

 

HERE

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The May 23, 2020 Edition

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

From The New York Times lawsuit over truck pollution at large L.A. distribution center:

 

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Bloomberg introduces us to the most secret Swiss Bank for the wealthiest and oldest families:

 

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Another from The New York Times on why we feed animals:

 

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From Route-Fifty how many days per week should you work from home:

 

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Florida Phoenix asks should school vouchers be extended:

 

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Route-Fifty tells us which cities are getting the most aid:

 

HERE

 

The New York Times Book Review on Joe Klein’s biography of Danial Moynihan:

 

HERE

 

CHARTS:

 

From the Visual Capitalist:

 

Interest Rates from around the world:

 

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And Lumber Prices shoot through the roof:

 

HERE

Articles Of Interest From The May 9, 2020 Edition

 

From Center Daily Times regarding outdoor dining. Too bad we did not think about it. It would have been cheaper and better:

 

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Bloomberg discusses the absurdity of parking regulation:

 

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Surviving Tomorrow asks about bitcoin is it another Ponzi scheme:

 

HERE

 

In the Miami Herald the legislature told the Key West that they know what is best:

 

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The New York Times Magazine explains how between 1920 and 2020 people have gained an entire life span:

 

HERE

 

From Economist what is the future for the United Kingdom:

 

HERE

 

CHARTS:

 

The first chart is from The New York Times regarding where the money is going from the Biden plans:

 

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The next two are from the Visual Capitalist. The first is ranking the 25 richest countries. The U.S. ranks 5th:

 

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And the next chart ranks generations by power and influence:

 

HERE

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The April 25, 2020 Edition

 

From The New York Times an interesting article on whether you can tell which of these neighborhoods voted for Trump of Biden by looking at them:

 

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Another from The New York Times regarding DeSantis being Trump’s heir or is he just trying:

 

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From the Atlantic stating that luxury housing is good for every type of housing:

 

HERE

 

Treasure Coast Newspapers asks is exclusionary zoning liberal or conservative:

 

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And Pacific Legal writes why do so many dislike accessory units:

 

HERE

 

Route-Fifty has an article on the newest congressional caucus made up of former local elected officials:

 

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CHARTS:

 

All from the Visual Capitalist

 

The first one compares the size of the Titanic to a modern day cruise ship:

 

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The next shows us Biden’s Budget proposal:

 

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And last the ten cities that have the most billionaires:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 11, 2020 Edition

 

From The New York Times that this could be Biden’s chance to save the Everglades:

 

here

 

Vox has a piece on the history of the Dining Room:

 

here

 

The Capitolist writes that even Florida Democrats are speaking out on the “60 Minute” hit job on DeSantis

 

here

 

Heather McDonald writes in City Journal about NYC the rising crime rates:

 

here

 

And from Rich Lowery in Politico Magazine regarding Republicans should be looking at DeSantis as the model:

 

here

 

Lastly from Lessons From History the worlds oldest languages that are still spoken:

 

here

 

CHARTS

 

Only one this week from the Visual Capitalist on the world’s richest families:

 

here

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The March 28, 2021 Edition

An interesting article from the Atlantic on how America has substituted politics for religion:

 

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Next from Route Fifty regarding how Florida asks people to wear their masks nicely:

 

HERE

 

The Washington Post reimagines Public Safety:

 

HERE

 

Florida Phoenix asks how did the Manatee in one year go to being endangered again:

 

HERE

 

Politico Magazine has a portrait on Governor DeSantis:

 

HERE

 

From The New York Times that millennials are using their check to buy stock:

 

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And another from Route Fifty on Florida response not so exceptional and not so bad:

 

HERE

 

From the Capitolist the governor wants $75 million for vocational education:

 

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The Herald Tribune writes that Florida once again is raiding the housing trust fund:

 

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Lastly from the Conversation that civic education has unintended consequences:

 

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CHARTS

 

And three charts from the Visual Capitalist:

 

The world’s largest rivers and their basins:

 

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The deadliest plagues:

 

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And the most linguistically diverse nations:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The March 14, 2020 Edition

 

From OMG Facts there was six more letters in our alphabet at one time:

 

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Washington Post editorializes that there should be term limits in the Senate:

 

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And again, from the Washington Post how to keep working well into your 80s:

 

HERE

 

The Miami Herald writes that the entire State of Florida is open to the public except the state capital building:

 

HERE

 

The Tampa Bay Times tells us about vouchers:

 

HERE

 

Another from the Washington Post on the need for civics education:

 

HERE

 

And lastly from the Washington Post regarding the newest CDC guidelines:

 

HERE

 

CHARTS

 

And two charts from The Visual Capitalist

 

The first is the cost of beer throughout the world:

 

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The second is a chart that says money can buy happiness:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The February 28, 2020 Edition

 

From The New York Times the housing crisis is a national one:

 

here

 

The next article from the Washington Post states that during pandemics there is more extremism:

 

here

 

The Tampa Bay Times writes that Marion County thinking about returning to an elected superintendent after 30 years:

 

here

 

Lastly from Route Fifty that government employees using their personal devices put their employers at risk for cyber-attacks:

 

here

Charts

 

The first chart is from Frame of Reference it outlines the education of all 46 presidents:

 

here

 

And two charts from The Visual Capitalist:

 

The first is the worlds oldest and youngest countries:

 

here

 

And what is known as the Buffet Indicator for all time high risk:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The February 14, 2020 Edition

From The History of Yesterday the Irish Thermapolyae

 

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Route 50 writes it is time to adequately fund health departments:

 

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Axios has an article on why cable subscriptions will continue to drop:

 

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From Florida Phoenix regarding business protection from Covid:

 

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Another from Route 50 regarding how to make people take care of public spaces:

 

HERE

 

And another from the same regarding the hacking of a Florida city water supply:

 

HERE

The Palm Beach Post writes that the SFWMD has now funded their part of the STA south of Lake O:

 

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Charts

 

There are two from Visual Capitalist:

 

List of countries land mass:

 

HERE

 

And the 50 most visited web sites:

 

HERE

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The January 24, 2020 Edition

 

Tom Campenni on Medium on does history repeat itself:

 

here

 

From The New York Times what is the future of the office:

 

here

 

And Politico asks is the job market crashing:

 

here

 

 

Charts

 

From Wallet Hub states ranked by drivability:

 

here

 

And two from Visual Capitalist:

The first is the top 50 global brands:

 

here

 

And the second what is the real cost of COVID:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The January 10, 2020 Edition

 

The Naples News tells us that Florida has the lowest flu vaccination rates in the country. Is this a harbinger of the Covid vaccine?

here

 

 

What are the causes of death in 2020 from The New York Times:

 

here

 

The Washington Post has an article by George Schultz at 100 years old. He has been the Secretary of Labor, Treasury and State:

 

here

 

From Lessons From History What is it like to live through a siege of a medieval castle:

 

here

 

The Washington Post has the full transcript of Trump’s call to Raffensperger:

 

here

 

Lastly from Route Fifty some Florida Counties using Eventbrite to make vaccine appointments:

 

here

 

 

CHARTS

 

 

All from the Visual Capitalist this week

 

The first explains how people spend their day throughout the world:

 

here

 

The next is the U.S. population broken down by race:

 

here

 

And finally the charts of 2020 review:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The December 13,  2020 Edition

FROM TOM:

The Pandemic Is Showing What Is Wrong With the Economy:

 

here

 

Facebook Is A Bully:

 

here

 

From Florida Phoenix The state will have 179,400 units of vaccine initially for a population of 21.3 million:

 

here

 

Fast Times writes that American suburbs are looking more like European cities:

 

here

 

Pacific Legal writes that you should look at the dissenting opinion to see where the Court is going in the future:

 

here

 

An article from The Tampa Bay Times that a political consultant that ran 24 Florida House campaigns tells his clients not to speak to the media:

 

here

 

 

The Washington Post has a feature about the last grandson of President John Tyler (1790-1862) in a Virginia nursing home had a history older than the nation:

 

here

 

From Route Fifty remote work for the government and private sector will be the new norm:

 

here

 

The New York Times writes about the new more stringent test for citizenship:

 

here

 

And the test itself:

 

here

 

Governor DeSantis video on the Covid vaccine:

 

here

 

Florida Phoenix asks are injection wells the way to go north of Lake “O”:

 

here

 

The New York Times has an interactive predictor on where you are in receiving the vaccine:

 

here

The Economist writes about a strategy for America with China:

 

here

 

CHARTS

 

Holliday spending in the world:

 

here

 

 

2020 economic review and 2021 projections:

 

 

here

 

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The November 22, 2020 Edition

 

Our first article is from Route 50 regarding Puerto Rico’s affirmative vote to become a state:

 

here

 

From The Startup Milton Freedman still knows more about markets than The NY Times:

 

here

 

The History of Yesterday has an article regarding Adam Smith’s two revolutionary ideas:

 

here

From The New York Times a piece remembering the time that Martin Luther King was stabbed in Harlem and saved by the NYPD:

 

here

 

Another from Route 50 regarding New York City sending EMTs with cops to answer some calls:

 

here

 

And finally another from The History of Yesterday regarding a scientist that gave the world cheap fertilizer and a gas used to kill millions of people:

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The November 8,  2020 Edition

From Discourse Magazine both political parties have moved left:

 

Here

 

Advance Science Magazine writes that our plastic use is much higher than previously thought:

 

Here

 

And from Marker asking what happened to Chile’s economic success:

 

Here

 

Articles Of Interest From The October 18, 2020 Edition

The Washington Post writes that our first president almost died of the flu:

 

here

 

NPR tells us that school enrollment is dropping nationwide:

 

here

 

Again from the Washington Post an article on Amy Coney Barrett that tells the story of her connection to Martin County:

 

here

 

From Florida Phoenix an article on how both political parties agree that Proposition 3 should be defeated:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The October 4, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times using DNA to see where the Vikings went:

 

here

Again, from The New York Times what happens if everyone receives the same benefit from the government regardless of income:

 

here

The Miami Herald warns of huge budget cuts coming:

 

here

 

Economist asks is it time for digital identification cards:

 

here

 

And from Route 50 the 9th circuit upholds 5G rules:

 

here

 

AP News writes that Disney is laying off 28,000 employees.

 

here

Another from the Economist stating that there is a radical shift in working arrangements:

 

here

 

And lastly from Medium about the right of the president to name the next justice:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The September 20, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times what happens to service workers now:

 

here

 

The Assent tells us that money is going to lose its value:

 

here

 

A study from the Brookings Institute regarding voter fraud:

 

here

 

A piece on Medium on why honey can last forever:

 

here

 

The Economist writes what Putin fears the most:

 

here

 

From Crains New York the new Whole Food stores will not have any customers:

 

here

 

Knowhere News writes that 250,000 cases tied to Sturges rally:

 

here

 

Lastly from Vanity Fair an article on Matt Gaetz:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The September 6, 2020 Edition

From Route 50 writes that affluence killed New York:

 

HERE

 

From Pacific Legal that we need more housing in the suburbs not less:

 

HERE

 

And again, from Route 50 Millennials like small cities:

 

HERE

 

And lastly from Thoughts Politics & Beliefs the courts are also a casualty of the pandemic:

 

HERE

 

Articles Of Interest From The August 23, 2020 Edition

The New Yorker reprints a piece by Arthur Miller from 1998 regarding the days before air conditioning:

 

here

 

 

From Route 50 are workforce is about to change dramatically:

 

here

 

 

Florida Sheriff forbids masks from the Ocala Star Banner:

 

here

 

Politico reports that the New York Daily News and many others are abandoning their newsrooms:

 

here

 

The Hill has an article regarding the Supreme Court ruling that a government’s police power is not absolute:

 

here

 

Route 50 writes that the 9th Circuit rules that California over reached when it forbid high capacity gun magazines:

 

here

 

Zillow proves that cities real estate markets are not collapsing:

 

here

 

And lastly the U.S. Senate’s final report on Russian interference in the 2016 election:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The August 9, 2020 Edition

From Route 50 counties will be short 200 billion

 

here

 

Bloomberg asks are single family obsolete:

 

here

 

Stars & Stripes writes that U.S. military is leaving Germany:

 

here

 

The New York Times has John Lewis write his own obituary:

 

here

 

The Boston Globe has an article about the 50,000 population of the City of Methune’s Police Chief making $325,000 per year:

here

The New York Times reports that the 2nd Qtr. GDP drops 33%:

 

here

 

From Townhall Martin County resident Attorney Mark Miller explains why qualified immunity needs to go away:

 

here

 

Lastly from The New York Times if remote work not working maybe your company isn’t doing it right:

 

here

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The July 26, 2020 Edition

From The Tallahassee Democrat mask ordinances ruled constitutional:

 

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Florida Phoenix asks who is in charge of school reopening:

 

HERE

Politico writes that DeSantis may be walking back school reopening’s:

 

HERE

 

The New York Times has an article about children and spread:

 

HERE

Miami Herald on the Bahama’s closed to Americans:

 

HERE

 

Route 50 writes that a third of Americans want to only work from home:

 

HERE

Here are the CDC Guidelines on school reopening:

 

HERE

 

Pacific Legal asks whether we will freeze development of new homes:

 

HERE

 

Politico writes about a large Salmon Farm in warehouses in Florida:

 

HERE

 

Medium tells us about the plague that crushed the Roman Legions:

 

HERE

 

Colin Powell is still looking for answers according to The New York Times Magazine:

 

HERE

And last from Brookings should everyone be required to vote:

 

 

HERE

 

Articles Of Interest From The July 9, 2020 Edition

From Martin County:

 

An article from Knowhere News Martin County cases increase 256% in June

 

here

 

From the Palm Beach Post suit over mandatory face masks:

 

here

From the rest of the world:

 

Florida Bulldog has an article regarding no bid contracts for friends:

 

here

 

Politico reports on DeSantis veto for on-line learning program:

 

here

From Bloomberg/City Lab writes that preemption is destroying our life:

 

here

 

Route 50 writes that in some places social workers are being dispatched instead of police:

 

here

Washington Post asks the experts what they do and don’t do re Corona:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The June 28, 2020 Edition

From Martin County:

 

TC Palm writes that Covid is spiking:

here

 

From The Rest Of The World

From the Washington Post the article is how millennials are the unluckiest generation:

 

here

 

Medium the Roman Empire went into decline where is the U.S.:

 

here

 

 

Propublica writes that the head of the bailout in Washington has put aside tens of millions of dollars for his own company:

 

here

 

Route 50 has something about police reform popular rioting is not:

 

here

 

And from The New York Times the economy’s real problem is a loss of demand:

 

here

 

Articles Of Interest From The June 14, 2020 Edition

LOCAL:

TC Palm writes that Covid is spiking:

 

HERE

 

From the Washington Post the article is how millennial’s are the unluckiest generation:

 

HERE

 

Medium the Roman Empire went into decline where is the U.S.:

 

HERE

 

 

Propublica writes that the head of the bailout in Washington has put aside tens of millions of dollars for his own company:

 

HERE

 

Route 50 has something about police reform popular rioting is not:

 

HERE

 

And from The New York Times the economy’s real problem is a loss of demand:

 

HERE

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The May 31, 2020 Edition

LOCAL:

 

From the Miami Herald, Virgin Trains doesn’t know when it is reopening:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Knowhere Treasure Coast writes Martin County has ½ the cases on the Treasure Coast:

 

CLICK HERE

 

TC Palm writes that State stops testing in Martin County:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Pew Research on where 2016 voters went to the polls and didn’t:

 

CLICK HERE

 

From Florida Politics writes most Floridians will wear masks and not eat out:

 

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The LA Times writes that New Zealand is open for business with few restrictions:

 

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Gen has an article regarding why Sweden could stay open with few restrictions was because of the high trust Swedes have in their government:

 

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An article in Florida Phoenix states that regardless of the president election supervisors of both parties are urging vote by mail:

 

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Route 50 has a list of the unemployment statistics by state:

 

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Another from Florida Phoenix asking whether the State Board of Ed just made civics testing one big joke:

 

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City Lab writes will bathrooms be redesigned with COVID as they were after past pandemics:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The May 17, 2020 Edition

MARTIN COUNTY:

 

At the May 5, 2020 County Commission Meeting it seemed the Corps and the SFWMD were all smiles (see Martin County Section) According to Tyler Treadway on TC Palm there may be a slight of hand where money is going and for what project:

 

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Knowhere Treasure Coast News has an article regarding the new shops on Colorado Avenue in Stuart:

 

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Another from Knowhere re Martin County Schools cancels all summer camps:

 

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The Capitalist explains that there are many people who oppose what we are trying to achieve on Lake O:

 

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THE REST OF THE WORLD

 

Route 50 explains why preemption is wrong:

 

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Pacific Legal Foundation explains the Constitution and the Lockdown:

 

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1843 Magazine tells the story of the history of the office and asks is it dead?

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The New York Times has an article about how kids can spread COVID-19:

 

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And two from the Economist…the first is about the separation of Main Street and Wall Street:

 

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The second on the global food chain:

 

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David Ignatius writes in the Washington Post we are in trouble with China….militarily:

 

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The last is a presentation with an alternate view on how to figure out the virus:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The May 3 2020 Edition

This interactive piece is from The New York Times the Corona Virus’ unequal effects:

 

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Jeff Bezos letter to his shareholders at Amazon:

 

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From the Washington Post 6 factors between containment and devastation:

 

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The AP reports that Florida is one of the slowest to process unemployment claims:

 

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Florida Phoenix writes that sending healthcare workers to hospitals without adequate PPP is like sending soldiers to war without guns:

 

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A recent Quinnipiac Pole on what Floridians are thinking:

 

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From Route 50 an article on how A-G Barr is going after local governments regarding church services:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 2020 Edition From The April 17, 2020 Edition

From the Washington Post Historian Michael Beschloss writes about leadership:

 

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Route 50 writes that governments are becoming more secret:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how the crisis on the carrier T. Roosevelt shows a military in trouble:

 

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Listen to the resigned Navy Secretary’s recording to the crew of the carrier:

 

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The Inspector General’s report on U.S. hospitals. If nothing else read the short summary in the front:

 

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Medium has an article on how the Black Death changed society. Is it a lesson to us:

 

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Washington Post has an article on why we horde toilet paper:

 

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George Will’s column on what the Marines will look like in the future:

 

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Wallet Hub ranks Florida 44th in our response to COVID-19:

 

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The Hill authors an article on testing and bureaucracy:

 

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Bret Stephens’ op-ed in The New York Times regarding bureaucracy and testing:

 

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Lastly President Trump’s plan for reopening:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 17 2020 Edition

From the Washington Post Historian Michael Beschloss writes about leadership:

 

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Route 50 writes that governments are becoming more secret:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how the crisis on the carrier T. Roosevelt shows a military in trouble:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Listen to the resigned Navy Secretary’s recording to the crew of the carrier:

 

CLICK HERE

 

The Inspector General’s report on U.S. hospitals. If nothing else read the short summary in the front:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Medium has an article on how the Black Death changed society. Is it a lesson to us:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Washington Post has an article on why we horde toilet paper:

 

CLICK HERE

 

George Will’s column on what the Marines will look like in the future:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Wallet Hub ranks Florida 44th in our response to COVID-19:

 

CLICK HERE

 

The Hill authors an article on testing and bureaucracy:

 

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Bret Stephens’ op-ed in The New York Times regarding bureaucracy and testing:

 

CLICK HERE

 

Lastly President Trump’s plan for reopening:

 

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Articles Of Interest From The April 5, 2020 Edition

From The New York Times how did the virus start in China:

 

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Florida Phoenix explains the vaping bill passed by the legislature:

 

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The New York Times has an article on how one party in Westport Connecticut contributed to spreading the virus all over the world:

 

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Washington Post writes that Amazon is triaging its products to make sure Prime Customers receive their shipments first:

 

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The Atlantic explains how the virus will change the American system and believes it should:

 

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From the BBC how the rest of the world views us:

 

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Another from Florida Phoenix asking why more state employees aren’t working from home:

 

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KnowWhere Treasure Coast News on local farmers feeding us:

 

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Here is an interactive piece from The New York Times on the $2.2 trillion dollar bill:

 

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And a third article from Florida Phoenix stating that Palm Beach County has the highest death toll from the virus in Florida:

 

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FROM MARCH 22, 2020 EDITION

 

From The New York Times an article about how Congress is addicted to a complicated tax code:

 

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The Atlantic asks how likely you are to having the Corona virus:

 

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The Capitalist writes on how serious is Tallahassee on our water quality:

 

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Another from The New York Times stating that 50% of prescription costs go to middlemen:

 

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Here is the first bill that Congress passed to deal with the pandemic:

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FROM THE MARCH 8, 2020 EDITION

From 1843 Magazine the fight to preserve a 44,000-year-old painting:

 

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Seeking Alpha writes about the increasing debt allocation and how effect the economy:

 

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The New York Times asks what the difference is between a profit is and nonprofit hospital:

 

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The Washington Post states that the trade deficit is soaring and that is a good thing:

 

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The New York Times writes there is no such thing as a sugar high:

 

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Once again The New York Times ask economist to design a workable health care system:

 

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American popular music was born on New York’s Lower East Side and it still is according to The New York Times:

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70 former U.S. Senators have written an op-ed in the Washington Post stating that the Senate is an independent branch of government:

 

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Governor DeSantis wants to tackle suicide which kills more Floridians than murder or most diseases, In The Capitalist:

 

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In the Economist will Ireland finally be reunited:

 

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And lastly also from Economist why are real estate commission so much higher in the U.S. than in the rest of the world:

 

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST FEBRUARY 23, 2020

 

Nancy Smith who was with the Stuart News for nearly 30 years is back in town. I recently saw her at a Martin County Taxpayers’ event. She sent me the link to a piece she wrote for The Capitalist . It is her take on Eve Sample’s new position:

https://thecapitolist.com/eve-samples-has-left-the-building-or-has-she/

 

From The New York Times. The Myth of the Urban Boomer:

 

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Again from The New York Times to understand the decade of the 2020s look to the 1920s:

 

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City Labs mapping epidemics:

 

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The Washington Post has an article from Richard Haass on how China’s economy will be affected by the Corona Virus:

 

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Dart Industries sues cities over banning poly styrene in The New York Times:

 

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From Route 50 will voters over 50 pay higher school taxes:

 

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Florida Phoenix writes that the Florida Legislature keeps big government growing:

 

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Once again The New York Times asks if it is time to build more:

 

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An article on Medium asks should the military draft be re-instituted:

 

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February 9, 2020 Edition

Tom Campenni on Medium writes:

“The difficulties in “threading a needle” is a phrase that goes back to antiquity.

Jesus used the concept in one of his parables. He preached that it was easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man to enter Heaven.”

To read more on my piece published in Medium:

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 Politico writes that Huawei is undermining our relationships with key allies:

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Route 50 tells us that the number one destination for Americans is the library:

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The Atlantic has an article on New York City luxury condos not selling but there is standing room only in the NYC shelters:

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The Washington Post explains why we should do away with single family zoning:

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And finally from City Lab urban sprawl is getting worse:

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January 26 2020 Edition

A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis shows that 3% of workers do so from home:

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From National Review an article on the historian as moralist:

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The Washington Post asks is Congress acting as the Founders intended:

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The New York Times writes that more transit systems are free:

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Paris has apartments known as Chambres-de-Bonne that are 85 sq feet. From City Lab:

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The New York Times has an article how textbooks differ from state to state and how it affects kids:

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Finally, Politico explains how so far plastic bags are winning in our state capital:

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January 12 2020 Edition

From The New York Times China’s hardliners win no matter what the trade deal looks like:

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Since ancient times people have commuted for work. City Lab writes that with changing transportation modes Cities have become less dense:

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The Washington Post has an article about how the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) have hidden a hundred billion dollars from their members:

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Another from City Lab asking if Uber has contributed to more drinking:

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California’s new independent contractor law has devastating unintended consequences for freelancers according to New York Times:

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And last from Florida Bulldog about how Virgin Train ignored warning signs about dangerous conditions:

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Articles Of Interest From The October 10, 2021 Edition

 

 

Articles Of Interest From The June 21, 2021 Edition