Daily Archives: April 24, 2012
I wasn’t quite sure how to present this item from WRAL this afternoon. After all, it could be a “Spot the Bad News” entry along the lines of others I’ve done (among others: less violence in Iraq means economic hardship for gravediggers; there’s harmonious interaction between black Democrats and white Republicans … in opposing abortion;Continue Reading
The guru of gaia and, until now, a global warming alarmist and carbophope that has made Al Gore sound like a skeptic, James Lovelock, is backing off of his warmmongering ways. Before I recount his most recent view, as being reported at MSNBC, here’s what he said in an article he wrote just 6 yearsContinue Reading
…you believe that passage of the marriage amendment will discourage business activity and economic growth in the state but raising taxes and adding new regulations will not.
We read in this Forbes piece that Obama wants a “global minimum tax.” Another step toward the Brave New World of centralized rule by collectivist elites.
James Pethokoukis, in this post, observes that the candidates for the presidency in France are caught up in the politics of denial — i.e., denying that the vast scope and cost of the government is the central problem that must be confronted. Then he makes the obvious comparison with Obama. The US is like anContinue Reading
Along with being an exceedingly unreliable and inefficient provider of electricity, wind power kills birds. These include bald eagles, that symbol of American strength, fierce pride and beauty. Bald eagles are a protected species, however; they’re not like the sparrows that occasionally fly into your car windshield, whose fall doesn’t escape divine notice but doesn’tContinue Reading
Economic history professor Brian Domitrovic, author of a recent history of supply-side economics, takes to the pages of the latest Forbes to assign blame for the Great Recession. To mistake credit default swaps, subprime mortgages, easy loan approvals, and all the rest with the fundaments of the crisis is to fail to ask why marketsContinue Reading