• Josh Flint

    Slapping Band Aids on Illinois' Economic Problems

    Prairie Gleanings

     by Josh Flint
     on December 20, 2011

    I think I’ve figured out why many of our nation’s politicians have law degrees rather than medical doctorates. Have you ever seen an ER doc slap a Band Aid on a gunshot wound and call it good? Of course not. That wouldn’t fix the root cause. The bullet needs to be removed, lest the body be forced to fight added stress from infection. On the other hand, our legal system is a complex patchwork of Band Aid upon Band Aid. Many times the lawyer who understands how and why a…

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  • Josh Flint

    What Happened To This Great Country?

    Prairie Gleanings

     by Josh Flint
     on December 2, 2011

    At some point in a person’s lifetime, they’ll usually hit the “things aren’t like they used to be” phase. You know, “kids aren’t respectful like they used to be” or “people used to work hard in this country.” I never thought I’d hit this stage of my life at the ripe old age of 29. Yet, last week, my wife and I were opining on the way things were. We watched with disbelief as the nightly news reported on the growing number of…

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