unless it was in secret (the most transparent administration in history, right?). There is no reason NOT to panic, and there is no level of hyperbole that could be outlandish, given the potential of this bill: We are one big bomb in a U.S. city away from a dystopian country: We need to be asking…Details
And not just because of the reasons this column states: Dear members of the moderate left, America is suffering from rampant, run-away corporatism and crony capitalism. We are increasingly a plutocracy in which government serves the interests of elite financiers and CEOs at the expense of everyone else. You know this and you complain loudly…Details
I take exception to the first two paragraphs: Before I express my own thoughts about the upcoming election, let me begin with a couple of obvious, but nonetheless vital, observations. First of all, reasonable people – and certainly the reason-endowed sheep of Christ’s flock – can disagree about political philosophies and the relative virtues and…Details
I think Newt is a pretty smart guy, especially when it comes to history. But I don’t think he knows his economics, and his slant of history is… well, authoritarian, I suppose. The man wants power for its own sake, which is a troubling fact. Christmas is coming, and all of us will have the…Details
This man is a seer. He deserves our votes.
If sola nobilitas virtus, this man is the only noble left in government.
One day at the People’s Training Center a member of the Politburo was inspecting new recruits. He came across a fresh faced young teenager, and decided to ask him some questions to find out how committed he was to the Peoples Revolution. “Comrade, what should we do if we discover someone has a private car?”,…Details
Your lecture of the week this week is a counter-intuitive explanation of why consumer product regulations are a net detractor from both the economy and human lives. Enjoy:
Let’s call this a short dual-rant, even… “He/she/it is nice.” When I ask you what someone is like, and you say “he’s nice,” you have just told me nothing at all. Everyone is nice, with exceptions to bad moods or bad timing. I am sure Charles Manson was nice too, to some of his deatheaters.…Details
Keynes and Krugman are walking down the street and see dog droppings. Keynes says to Krugman: “I’ll pay you $20,000 to eat those.” Krugman thinks about it, decides he really wants a new car, and eats the droppings. They continue walking, then Krugman sees some other dog’s droppings up ahead and says to Keynes: “Same…Details