It has been a long time since I was in high school.
My senior year the most valued course was American history taught by Otis Games, who co-incidentally also taught my father. “King Otis” had a way of making history not only interesting, but meaningful. Periodically he would make a comment, “Don’t let the government run the printing presses.” It was not too long before many of us figured out that what he meant was that he was referring to the printing of money.
The next year, it was off to college and I was a business major. The first year […]