Archive for February, 2010

GUEST POST: USING SCHOOL GYMS WHEN SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Congressional candidate Joe Malone, running as a Republican in the 10th CD in Massachusetts, is guest-posting a great idea proposing what can be done with school gyms when not in use.  Why not subcontract them to health clubs to sell memberships for evenings and weekends?   The times when kids are not using the gyms are exactly the times [...]

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Why America’s Standard of Living Has Fallen

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

I am going to take time out from postings that include the typical stuff that makes economics such a turn-off for most people, like equations, numbers, and facts.  And instead get right to the point about why our standard of living has fallen.
You were probably brought up being told that we were the richest country [...]

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