Lloyd Lim

Lloyd Lim was a lawyer in government and the private sector and ran a private business. He is the author of several nonfiction books and blogs, and he was born and raised in Hawaii
Point Of View And The ‘Virus Critter’ Flickr: Kim Alaniz

Point Of View And The ‘Virus Critter’

Hardship is easy when you’re not the one experiencing it personally.

The Idea Of Free College Tuition Is Silly Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Idea Of Free College Tuition Is Silly

But there may be a middle ground through amortizing loan payment schedules.

Everything Old Really Is New Again Flickr: Kan Wu

Everything Old Really Is New Again

Private property ownership? Aristotle wrote about that. Political factions? See James Madison.

When It Comes To Government, Boring Can Be Beautiful

When It Comes To Government, Boring Can Be Beautiful

It’s an essential feature to create stability and continuity over the long term.

Introducing The Denizens Of The Political Zoo Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Introducing The Denizens Of The Political Zoo

It may well help people recognize them for the phonies they are.

The Mismatch Between Job Descriptions And Fancy Resumes Flickr: Michael A. Herzog

The Mismatch Between Job Descriptions And Fancy Resumes

You have to use the right tool for the right job, and that applies to people.

The Ends Don’t Mean You Got The Means Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Ends Don’t Mean You Got The Means

Big ideas matter, but they won’t go anywhere unless translated into effective action and results.

Analogies Are For Lawyers And Lazy Minds

Analogies Are For Lawyers And Lazy Minds

Rail is not H-3, Trump is not Nixon and tax cuts don’t necessarily pay for themselves.

Today’s Politicians Are Showing No Mercy Flickr: Cal Almonds

Today’s Politicians Are Showing No Mercy

To keep society from disintegrating, we’ve got to get back to seeing our fellow citizens as our neighbors.

It Matters If Pigs Have Wings Flickr: Maciej Lewandowski

It Matters If Pigs Have Wings

Politicians and pundits too often exaggerate the importance of any given news story.

A Few Good Reads To Better Understand America

A Few Good Reads To Better Understand America

Essential background reading to understand our governing charter includes Tocqueville, James Madison and Adam Smith.

It’s Good To See Young People On The March Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

It’s Good To See Young People On The March

They need to start early because engagement in public policy is a long journey.

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