Christopher E. Baecker

Christopher E. Baecker manages fixed assets for Pioneer Energy Services and is an adjunct lecturer of economics at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio.

Recent blog posts by this author

Keeping the Right Away from the Left

My 16-year-old recently texted me one of those where-do-you-fall-on-the-political-spectrum quizzes. She was curious to see how my results compared to those of a friend of hers who speaks fondly of socialism. His results were predictably leftist,...

The Media Must Stop Playing Armchair CEO

A friend recently confided to me his concern that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is going to “rule the world. We need to cap his compensation.” I confess; this doesn’t worry me, and it never has. It bothers social justice warriors though, and...

As Great as a Mom May Be, Kids Still Need Their Dads

“Smokin’ Joe,” a biography of late heavyweight boxing champion and 3-time Muhammad Ali foil Joe Frazier, was recently reviewed by Gordon Marion in The Wall Street Journal. Among the notable details is the fact that five different women gave birth to...