You can’t legislate morality.  While we try to limit bad behavior in politicians with ethics laws, it seems the more complex the laws become the less they are followed.  What we need are ethical politicians. Take the case of the recent dealings here in Georgia by a group of Commissioners in Cobb County falling all over themselves to get the Atlanta Braves to build a | Read More »

    The Coming Staples Mausoleum/Stadium

    Even as supporters claim they won’t need subsidies, it is more likely that L.A. is about to plunge itself forever into debt with a new stadium, the Staples Center. A look at just about any other convention center, or stadium in the country easily shows that these projects seldom pay for themselves as builders insist that they will do. Yet, every time you turn around | Read More »