Category Archives: Economics

Excessive Government, antibiotics and radiation are bad medicine


All three can be good or bad depending on how much, how and for what used. That a little bit might be good does not mean that a lot more will be better. Radiation Many years ago, in the mid to late 1940′s and … Continue reading

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Should we have another party before giving American away?


The Republican and Democrat parties seem essentially to have merged. Here’s a link to an article about Venezuelan politics by Daniel Duquenal. As far as I am aware, he is the only English language blogger still in Venezuela. In I … Continue reading

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One small step for income equality — a modest proposal


If we are to achieve President Obama’s fantasy of more income equality, let’s  start with our CongressCritters. Movement toward income equality — for those who work productively and for those who don’t — is generally a bad idea. The result … Continue reading

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Analogies for ObamaScare — Another Rabid Rant


We must be really special to have the smartest person in the world in charge; or something. The people in charge of ObamaScare — and of the economy in general — are as intelligent and sophisticated as the financial experts … Continue reading

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Venezuela is a Horrid Mess and it’s getting Worse


It’s a shame, because Venezuela is a beautiful country. However, both stuff and freedom are in short supply and there appears to be more interest in stuff than in freedom, My wife and I arrived at a splendid marina, Mare … Continue reading

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They “Negotiated” a Great Deal. Not!


Summation of Rant: It’s bad for America but great for President Obama & Co.  The End the Slowdown and Raise the Debt Ceiling Bill is now “the law of the land.” The Senate passed the bill (81 to 18 with more … Continue reading

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The Federal Government needs More money to Waste


The Feral Federal Government wastes tons of money. It certainly is grand that we will always have plenty to spare. U.S.S Barack Obama, our newest aircraft carrier Here’s a link to an article by Jonathan Turley about recent wastes involving … Continue reading

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When things keep going wrong We should change how We deal with them


The Republican Party is broken. Its leadership has great difficulty doing anything beyond yielding to the Obama Machine. Can the party be fixed, or should it be put out of our misery. Here’s the RINO view: It hasn’t worked very well. … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal for Really Comprehensive Legislation


We have had comprehensive legislation on medical care and immigration reform. Comprehensive is “Good.” Reform is “Good.” So let’s do it right! And, of course, turn about is fair play. The beauty of comprehensive legislation is that nobody knows what’s … Continue reading

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Does Modern Academia Encourage Unthinking Acceptance of Authority?


This post is based in large part on an article titled Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill Is there a current tendency to consider those who cherish and seek to preserve our rights, including those under the First and Second … Continue reading

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