Ken Is Speaking Blog

When Not To Vote

I hate voter apathy in general – the idea that the government or politics is inconsequential is incomprehensible to me. Even on a college level, my alma mater’s Student Government manages over $12 million...

Ken, not Atlas, Shrugged

My sister thinks it is notable that I had a “lukewarm” reaction to the novel Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Usually, she explains, most readers either love her work and have a political epiphany,...

Health or Taxes?

A family of four who own their home, put their kids through top private schools via scholarships, and earn a middle-class income. Would you have guessed this would fit the perfect profile of a...

The Value of Accurate Information

Recently, I began using the website provided by my student loan consolidator to track my progress on paying off the $51,000 I began owing in 2005. I’m down to about $47,000 now – which...

Family

My sister is in Utah, on her way to D.C. by way of Jacksonville. She’s coming to visit me (and see if she can pass a multiple choice test involving pensions). So, I’ve been...

Return of the CatBlog

I’ve had these pictures from my digital camera for more than a month, so it’s high-time I converted them to smaller files and post them on the Web, eh? Today’s picture is an introduction...

The Absurd Duque-Grapski Fight

Christian Duque and Charlie Grapski have a lot in common. They are radicals, especially but not exclusively on matters related to SG. They weren’t highly regarded by many when they attended UF. And like...

Not Much Progress

Pun intended. So, another fall election goes by last week, and the non-FBK types lose in another landslide. Snore. 1 seat’s not so bad. Voice 2001 got that. Vision, the long-running opposition party, couldn’t...