Category Archives: Economics

A Bridge Too Far

My response to: Trump and the American Divide http://www.city-journal.org:8080/html/trump-and-american-divide-14944.html By Victor Davis Hanson Disturbing to me, in fly-over country, was the wholesale abandonment of the rule of law by the left. Obama’s pen & phone was a pitchfork into the heart … Continue reading

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Lies, damn lies and statistics

My response to: Fiat Chrysler Investigated by Regulators Over Sales Reports By Aruna Viswanatha and Christina Rogers http://www.wsj.com/articles/fiat-chrysler-investigated-by-sec-justice-department-over-sales-reports-1468870152?mod=djemalertNEWS The Obama Administration routinely uses bogus illegal alien numbers, bogus Obamacare numbers, bogus unemployment numbers, and bogus deficit numbers. If the Administration … Continue reading

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Israel’s Un-Hyperloop

My response to: Travelling the tracks to connect Israel’s largest two cities By Ofer Petersburg http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4825986,00.html The project looks like an ancient Roman water works. Train projects are never cost efficient, in the modern era they are simply a subsidy … Continue reading

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Penn’s pen

My response to: The ultimate takedown of Sean Penn (and Geraldo Rivera) By Thomas Lifson http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/01/the_ultimate_takedown_of_sean_penn_and_geraldo_rivera.html I read Sean Penn’s article in Rolling Stone. The article was well written and fascinating. No non-Mexican journalist would pass up a clandestine opportunity … Continue reading

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Parseltounges

My response to: Trump’s nomination would rip the heart out of the Republican Party By Michael Gerson https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-nomination-would-rip-the-heart-out-of-the-republican-party/2016/01/07/c9cb3f08-b49b-11e5-a842-0feb51d1d124_story.html What terrible accusations, from a former follower from the party of Lincoln, i.e. Cruz is a fascist and Trump is a demagogue. … Continue reading

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Affulenza

My response to: Donald Trump’s Apprenticeship by Daniel Henninger http://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trumps-apprenticeship-1451518168?cb=logged0.0907607455737888 The WSJ, to some extent, and the MSM in general now live in hazy land blanketed in fog, perhaps it’s drug or alcohol ingestion but most likely the condition is … Continue reading

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Skype from Janesville

My response to: Paul Ryan: The Man, The Myth, The Legend By Tyler O’Neil https://pjmedia.com/blog/paul-ryan-the-man-the-myth-the-legend The Omnibus was a disaster. Perhaps he should try being Speaker from Janesville and just use Skype, then his wife could knock some conservative sense … Continue reading

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Fallout Shelters

My response to: Donald Trump and the end of a movement By David B. Frisk and Jonathan Riehl http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/donald-trump-and-the-end-of-a-movement/article/2578653 The passage of the Omnibus has proved this article to be false. The GOP has a majority in the House and … Continue reading

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Walmart & FEMA go shopping

My response to: Walmart suddenly closes 5 stores, lays off 2200. Why? by Rick Moran http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2015/04/walmart_suddenly_closes_5_stores_lays_off_2200_why_comments.html Comment by Hotlanta Mike: FEMA Wants to House Migrant Children in Empty Big Box Stores Warehouses and shopping malls are also being considered http://www.newrepublic.com/art… … Continue reading

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Mozilla Firefox and Pairage

Forcing CEO Brendan Eich to resign from Mozzilla because he gave $1,000 to Proposition 8 (which passed) in November 2008 is criminal.  Conservatives better stop this firing nonsense now. Our site has add java script to notify all Mozilla Firefox users … Continue reading

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Zucker punch

Americans for a Conservative Direction, a front group of FWD.us, financed by Mark Zuckerberg, lefty Facebook chief executive and gazillionaire, is attempting to push for immigration reform on conservative formatted radio stations. The radio script: “House Republicans have a conservative … Continue reading

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Puissant Meat-ax

My response to: The New Black List by John O’Sullivan http://nationalreview.com/article/367007/new-blacklist-john-osullivan Advance Publications, Inc. owns GQ.  AETN is a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company. These big boys are the MSM. GLAAD homologized Disney long ago. … Continue reading

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The Beat Goes On

My Response to: Worst Year in Washington by Chris Cillizza http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/opinions/2013/12/13/worst-year-in-washington/ Please, re-title this essay, The Beat Goes On. But something’s seriously wrong, the liberal ship of state has taken on an ocean of water. The Fed’s printing presses are … Continue reading

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Over the Cliff

My response to: House Passes Budget Agreement in 332-94 Vote Deal Boosts Discretionary Spending for Most Domestic, Defense Programs by Janet Hook http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303293604579254091118767268 I don’t understand the political class’s inability to say “no” to increased spending. If they could just … Continue reading

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The Truth has Left the Building

My response to: Juking the ObamaCare Stats HHS won’t disclose the enrollment data that really matter by Editorial http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304477704579252481397105554 I don’t believe this administration’s Obamacare numbers. I don’t believe this administration’s unemployment numbers. I don’t believe this administration’s deficit numbers. … Continue reading

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Rush is Right

We Know Washington Doesn’t Want to Stop Illegal Immigration — and That’s Why We Don’t Trust Washington June 21, 2013 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Senator McCain this afternoon was on Fox News Channel’s Happening Now. Jon Scott talked to him.  He … Continue reading

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Magic Grits

My response to Ungar’s California To Wal-Mart: Enough! No More Taxpayer Subsidized Profits For You http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2013/06/03/california-to-wal-mart-enough-no-more-taxpayer-subsidized-profits-for-you/ Ungar’s unctions unleash a new fracture in the San Andreas space time continuum. A miracle has occurred, the laws of economics have ceased to … Continue reading

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Flight Delays

9/11 has ruined air travel.  The absurd  TSA screenings, an antiquated air traffic control system,  20% taxes on airline tickets and a government who commits pornography with on high res naked body scans.  Flying is no longer a pleasure but a … Continue reading

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The Pukka, Bona Fide Money, Fiat Money, Real Money, Trade Money, Paypal, Airline Miles or the Return to Barter

We need a new medium of exchange, I suggest the “Pukka.” (Look it up, an interesting word meaning genuine or authentic.  http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pukka) The various sovereign governments have proven to be incapable of being good stewards of the money supply.  The fiction that is … Continue reading

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