Recent Articles by Dan Liljenquist
Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
On paper, Venezuela should be a prosperous country. It has huge oil reserves, rich agricultural land, vast mineral wealth and a literate population. So what happened?
Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
It is both natural and proper for a society — still in shock over what happened and mourning for those lost — to re-evaluate, remediate and reorient, with the hope that future tragedies might be pre...
Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
For years, the Puerto Rican government used the plain language of its constitution and its favorable tax status to lure investors into buying its bonds.
Published: Friday, May 27, 2016 3:30 pm MDT
“Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.” — Carl Jung. Puerto Rico is suffering from a collective neurosis. Government leaders everywhere must embrace the principles of legit...
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Over the next couple of months, leading up to the Republican National Convention, Trump can make significant progress in cementing his credibility as a leader and in unifying the Republican Party if he provides...
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
I am pleased to see that Congress has refused to bail out Puerto Rico. A bailout is not the answer.
Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Puerto Rico has at least a $2 billion budget deficit this year that it cannot close.
Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
A bipartisan bill is progressing through Congress that revokes the legal immunity typically given to foreign nations when such nations are found culpable for terror attacks that kill Americans on U.S. soil.
Published: Friday, April 8, 2016 11:01 pm MDT
Losing stings. There is no way around it. And the more you care, the more it hurts. Should we be less willing to emotionally invest — in a team, in a cause, in an idea, in a campaign — if there i...
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 8:03 pm MDT
Capitalism and socialism have a host vs. disease relationship — the one will always attempt to kill the other. The real philosophical question is — which is the host and which is the disease?