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Puppy Love: something money can’t buy…or can it?

Love, hugs, good friends, walks in the woods….The best things in life are free, right? Well, maybe. If you’re an economist at heart, you tend to see the dollars and cents in pretty much everything. So recently when my girlfriend and I were debating the merits of moving in together, I, the incorrigible economist, pointed […]

February 13th

Setting Achievable Green Goals at Your Company

          Thanks to our friends at Dilbert for this one. In our sometimes overzealous approach to greening our companies…a good reminder to set achievable green goals in your workplace (that don’t conflict with other goals, if possible).    

August 28th

Mitt Romney announces his first policy plan if elected President

With attacks on his record as a vulture capitalist seeming to have an effect, and after his “Listen and learn” trip to England and Israel that was supposed to make him look presidential, but instead turned into a “insert foot in mouth” trip, GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s popularity appears to be waning. He managed to […]

August 4th

Would You Pay a Quarter for a Green Take-Out Box?

Last Saturday, I had the adventurous experience of dining at Herwig’s Austrian Bistro in State College, PA (“Where Bacon Is an Herb”). After being confronted by a table talker informing me that no takeout boxes would be provided (since I was expected to eat all my food), my friend and I were faced with what […]

January 11th

Sunday Funny… Relax

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… One of my favorite signs from the […]

November 14th

Sunday Funny… Happy Halloween!

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile…

October 31st

Sunday Funny… Government Out of Our Lives

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… Created by Steve Benson of The Arizona […]

October 24th

Sunday Funny… Deficits

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… Created by R.J. Matson, the editorial cartoonist […]

October 17th

Sunday Funny… Stephen Colbert

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… Created by Steve Benson of The Arizona […]

October 3rd

Stephen Colbert Addresses Congress About Immigrant Farm Workers [video]

In case you haven’t heard, comedian Stephen Colbert testified before Congress on Friday… and it was awesome! He was invited by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) to speak about immigration policy during a hearing of the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship and Border Security. Why did she ask Stephen Colbert to testify? Great question. According to Colbert […]

September 28th

Sunday Funny… Agribusiness

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… Created by John Cole of The Times-Tribune

September 19th

Sunday Funny… Quran Burning

As the saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine.” So with this little nugget in mind, every Sunday at The Inspired Economist, we will post a satirical cartoon or an item that’s just plain silly. Here’s to starting off your week with a provocative thought and a smile… Created by Randy Bish of the Tribune-Review […]

September 12th