Tag Archives: Economy

In This Crisis, We Need The Free Market Now More Than Ever

     The stock market crashing, people being laid off, and small businesses shuttering for good. The measures needed to combat the COVID-19 Xinnie the Flu’s Wuhan Bat Soup Death Plague Bio-Weapon of Doom (with Sprinkles*) have caused massive economic damage—and a … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Economic Crisis

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the increasingly more personal and less abstract question of the impact of the Corona Virus on the … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Brand New Decade; Same Old Tyranny

     The decade of the 2010s certainly seemed to close on a twinkling of hope for Venezuela. Spain ordered the extradition of Venezuela’s Ex-Intelligene chief to the U.S., while Maduro’s brother tyrant, Evo Morales, fled Bolivia after he was caught rigging … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – South Africa: Cops as Criminals; Turn Out the Light; Buddy, Can You Spare a Rand?

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Say “Good Night”, South Africa      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Economics and Politics of Race

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The question of racism and who is to blame for racial inequality is an old one. When one … Continue reading

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Buckley Ban On Reddit, Or Perhaps A Prelude To More, Or An Impetus For Less

     Apparently a recent post here has been declared so unconscionable by Reddit that your humble author’s Reddit account was suspended for three days. The content of said post being a link to this blog containing… a video of William F. … Continue reading

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A Socialist Boot Stamping on a Venezuelan Face Forever

     The socialist paradise of Venezuela continues to provide large returns… for the nomenklatura, even to the tune of $1 Billion dollars. And what better way to be all warm and snugly in the bosom of socialism than caressing sixteen tons … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Slow Ride To Hell

     The horror show that is socialism continues unabated in Venezuela. A sixty-fold increase in the minimum wage seems like a socialist workers paradise… aside from the fact that a 833,997% increase in consumer prices far exceeds even the 149,000% hyperinflation … Continue reading

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Progressives’ Dream Constitutional Convention

     A group in, of course, California are launching an initiative position to stake out an ultra-Left wing set of demands to be put forth if an Article V convention were ever called. While it is unlikely that 2/3 of states … Continue reading

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San Diego County’s War on… Popcorn

     The County of San Diego seems to have solved all other possible problems within the county, because it is apparently so free to use its resources in a war against… popcorn provided by hardware and similar stores. “‘They explained we … Continue reading

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