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The Lawyer Glut: More Lawsuits for the Rest of Us

Written by Gary North on April 20, 2012

We all know this is true. The law profession is glutted. Meanwhile, most graduate school students in engineering are temporary residents from foreign countries. A recent article in Business Week highlighted this. At all levels, the industry suffers from excess labor. The number of people with law licenses grew from 212,600 in 1950 to 1,225,000 […]

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Tax Burden: 40 Million Government Workers

Written by Gary North on April 6, 2012

How many people work for governments in the United States. Let’s look at the numbers. The usual estimate of the number of employees of the U.S. government is 2.8 million. The estimate is fake. This does not count military personnel. But most important, it does not count contract workers paid by the federal government. The […]

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The Five Top Regrets of the Dying

Written by Gary North on March 6, 2012

This article is a summary of the author’s book. I have not read the book, but it looks interesting. This list is worth considering. * * * * * * * * * * For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special […]

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Breitbart’s Legacy

Written by Gary North on March 5, 2012

In early February, Andrew Breitbart spoke about a March 1 surprise. A colleague posted this. Andrew Breitbart was one of the inspirations behind our consolidation of our multiple domain names into what has become Sinclair-News-LSNewsGroup. With the announcement of Andrew’s passing overnight we could not help recalling our conversation just 3 weeks ago in Washington, […]

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Jobs of the Future: What the Experts Tell You Is Wrong

Written by Gary North on February 7, 2012

This is a cogent assessment of what lies ahead. Ignore this at your peril. This is from a college professor of chemistry. His message is different from what you might expect. It has been true of my career. _____________________________________________________ Let’s start with the three Laws  of Future Employment. Law #1: People will get jobs doing things […]

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