And if you can’t answer them, you should learn how. #1 If Iran tries to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, what will that do to the price of oil and what will that do to the global economy?#2 If Iran tries to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, will the United States respond by…Details
Also known as The Prayer of the Christian Conservative. Mark Twain: It was a time of great and exalting excitement. The country was up in arms, the war was on, in every breast burned the holy fire of patriotism; the drums were beating, the bands playing, the toy pistols popping, the bunched firecrackers hissing and…Details
Wow. A rebuttal: Would a racist end the war on drugs and pardon nonviolent drug offenders, effectively freeing more black men than were enslaved during the entire history of the U.S. combined? Let’s note something else. The Federal Reserve. The single most important issue on the table of every candidate, thanks to Ron Paul. And…Details
Austrianism vs. Keynesianism. And this is the pop culture edition. You should see the academic one…
Legal tender laws state that private merchants of goods and services must accept the government bills of our credit – in our case, American dollars. The history of those laws, as well as what they do to money, it explained very well in this week’s lecture of the week. If you skip all but one…Details
There was no Christmas post, so consider this a mid-week post!
Glen Hansard – Cry Me A River
Mandy Moore – Umbrella
Jenny Owen Youngs – Hot in Here
Inappropriate? Yes. Hilarious? Absolutely.
The best dirt on Ron Paul is a 20 year old pamphlet that the man has already denounced and said he had never read. He will still be a racist forever to many people, as if ending the War on Drugs, a propaganda campaign by which the government “protects people from themselves” and has resulted…Details
And it prolonged the Great Depression:
Everybody loves Lincoln. All across the political spectrum, the guy is worshiped without so much as a second thought. Problem is, the guy wasn’t the bastion of racial equality that many make him out to be. He also suspended the Constitution and habeus corpus, and waged war on a South that would have been forced…Details
One of the better sites on the internet for trivia and random snippets of info comes now with some useful German words that you might learn when English won’t suffice: Feierabend: a festive frame of mind at the end of a working day Drachenfutter: (“dragon fodder”) a peace offering to a wife from a guilty…Details