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Original Post: I was talking about defunding Obamacare before it was cool.
Okay, I’m fired up. I’m fired up about Obamacare. I don’t know what got me onto this, exactly. I talked to Jim Durbin tonight, so maybe that was it. I’ve been looking for video of a speech I gave at the Million Med March in Clayton, MO, in 2009. Two-friggin-thousand-and-nine. (I’m a quarter German, so […]
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Original Post: We Interrupt This Blog To Gloat Over T.J. Oshie and Team USA.
TV hockey color man Eddie Olczyk said during the USA vs. Slovakia game that TJ Oshie would become well-known in the hockey world during these Olympics. Eddie nailed it. @OSH74 scored 4 shootout goals in 6 chances to lead Team USA to 3-2 win over Russia this morning. The official St. Louis Blues website: T.J. […]
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Original Post: When Will Minimalism Reach Government?.
Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. –Robert Heinlein I threw away some of favorite clothes. It was 2008. The economy was crumbling. My job hung by a thread. Even sober, wise people warned of global economic collapse. So I threw stuff away […]
Original Post: Let’s Not Prove Karl Marx Right.
Karl Marx foresaw something that’s now playing out. As corporations cut labor costs to increase profits, they also destroy the markets for their goods and services. This chart shows corporate profits (red) and wages as a percentage of GDP (blue) from 1944 to 2012: When the blue line is higher than the red line, you […]
On Friday, we all learned the sad news that Senator Tom Coburn …
Original Post: A Freaky Index Says 2014 Will See Economic Crash.
I wanted to write this post earlier today, so you’d all think I’m really smart. But I had to work until 10:00 tonight. I never go to it. Now, things are happening that might make this post less prescient. I’m writing it anyway. The Weirdest Index The financial world has a lot of weird indexes. […]
For Immediate Release: January 13, 2014 Contact: Mary Vought email@example.com Madison …
Original Post: Here’s What Chris Christie Got Right.
I stand by my assessment that Chris Christie’s leadership and management played a role in the retaliatory shutdown of Fort Lee’s access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. Yesterday, I compared the GWB scandal to several Obama scandals. I pointed out that conservatives must apply the same standards to Christie as we did to Obama […]