Here are some bits of info to keep you with the times:
- Rudeness is ever more commonplace, and just as bad for your health as it always was.
- Elected officials score worse than other citizens on a civics quiz. Still convinced they are our wise overlords?
- Though the column has been the subject of much ridicule in the past few days, I thought it was poignant: Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior. Because they make their kids work, don’t let them watch TV or be on social networks, and on and on…
- The New Deal didn’t end The Great Depression; It extended it: Study.
- Buying government bonds is immoral. Excerpt: In the first place, when the State spends more money than it receives in taxes – a fact indelibly written into the bond – it is deliberately committing an act of bankruptcy. If your neighbor should do that you would promptly put him down as a dishonest person. Is the dishonesty transmuted into its opposite when committed by a legal entity? By what multiplier can robbery be made a virtue? The act of borrowing against imaginary income is a fraud, no matter who does it, and when you make a loan to that borrower you aid and abet a fraud.
- Here are a few foods that are 100% chemicals. Brought to you by lobbying, which disallows honest people from speaking the truth about how screwed up our food system has become.
- If there are 20 people in a room, chances are two have the same birthday. Try it.
K that’s all for this post. Onto the next…