In Pursuit of Virtue – July Edition

Some light, some heavy, here are things I have run across lately that are worth the note… If you run around in circles of state idiots like most of us do today, you will hear about how “taxes used to be 90% on the rich!” It isn’t true, plain and simple. Will the state’s inefficiencies…

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A Note on Inflation

I can’t find any sources for this, so consider it my own conjecture. I have been asked many times lately why inflation is not worse, and if it disproves what I have been saying about the economy being in dire straits. The answer is “not yet,” and here are a few reasons why: Consumer confidence…

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Tu ne Cede Malis, sed Contra Audentior Ito

As you can imagine, the Obamacare fiasco isn’t the best news I have heard today. There is not much to say about it that has not already been said on Facebooks, but a few commentators have (as usual) said it better than most. A poignant reflection, at EPJ, focuses on the most important implication of…

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Clearing My Desktop

Here are all of the things I have been meaning to post but have not yet had the time… If the face is the window to the conscious mind, a few psychologists have cracked the code. Sylvan S. Tomkins and Paul Ekman spent years decoding the face, and deduced far more about human emotion made…

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