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Directing Research and Scholarship in an Educational Institution

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The role of research and scholarship (however defined) in an educational institution is to: enable knowledge growth; aid in achieving institutional goals and improve practice. (Tushman & O’Reilly 2007, Anthony & Austin 2008, Ignate, 2008, Prichard 2000, Paul and Rubin 1984)

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An Economics Education by Bitcoin – Part I

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

For those unfamiliar with Bitcoin, there are better ways to begin understanding it than this article; I’d recommend Wikipedia for starters. This article is intended for those who already think they know what Bitcoin is, but haven’t yet traded in it. I was there – I thought I comprehended it, too, but having since dipped my toe in the pond, I’ve discovered an unexpectedly enlightening experience. There are so many nuances involved in the trading of Bitcoin as to make it tremendously educational. It forced me to consider a lot of the built-in features which go unscrutinized and even unrecognized in traditional currencies. In so doing, it made me assign my own values to those features, and allowed me to decide the most preferable ways of satisfying my various needs – choices which are normally taken from us.

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No Politician Should Be Elected at Any Level of Government Without an Economic Class

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Apparently, we have a tremendous problem on our hands. We have politicians, and socialist leaning candidates which have filled our ranks in Congress, Executive Branch, and even the Supreme Court. This is rather alarming as we have a Republic here, not a pure Democracy, and we run our business using Capitalism, not socialism or communism. But before we crucify our Federal Government, indeed, we have the same problems at the City, County, and State levels too.

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