August 23, 2017
Economics

US Healthcare: It’s Complicated

August 18, 2017 Scott Kirwin 1

By Scott Kirwin Cross-posted at TheRazor I participate at Quora where I answer questions about ancient Roman history and Japanese culture, two of the great loves of my life. Quora is a multi-national forum where people can ask questions and post answers about almost anything. Most of the users are [Read More]

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Economics

Tesla: the beautiful, clever, and very immoral automobile

July 31, 2017 Bookworm 1

Tesla owners shouldn’t be proud about their “green” machine. Instead, they should be embarrassed about a rich person’s car paid for by poor people’s money. A friend of mine here in affluent Marin is very excited: He just bought a Tesla yesterday. I was less excited. While I can appreciate [Read More]

Economics

Why do animal rights nuts hate rhinos?

July 22, 2017 Doug Hagin 2

Watch this video and take note. Apparently capitalism and free markets are more deplorable to the Left than rhinos going extinct is.  It seems the woman in the video cares more about saving rhinos from being seen as a “commodity” than about actually taking steps to save the species. She [Read More]

Economics

I Can’t Come Back! I Don’t Know How It Works!

July 17, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 3

I have refrained from commenting on the complaints of Jamie Dimon, CEO of Goldman-Sachs, about the U. S. economy and political system. Here’s Jen Wieczner at Fortune: Jamie Dimon is sick of America’s “stupid shit,” said the J.P. Morgan CEO during the bank’s earnings call Friday. And it’s up to [Read More]

Economics

Xavier Seen Such a Dishonest California Politician?

July 17, 2017 Proof Positive 0

Californians aren’t brain dead, although you’d never know it from the quality of public officials they send to Sacramento year after year. And here’s proof of it: liberal California politicians have to lie constantly to maintain their power, lest the common people they so disdain rise up against them. Case [Read More]

Economics

Seattle Wealth Tax Approved On Incomes Over $250K

July 11, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

The Seattle City Council voted to approve a wealth tax on total income. The vote was unanimous, 9-0. The new Seattle wealth tax is 2.25% over $250,000 per year for a single person and $500,000 per year for a married couple filing jointly. The city estimates that the new Seattle [Read More]

Economics

Amerisclerosis

July 9, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 3

You used to read about “Eurosclerosis”, slow economic growth in Europe, quite a bit. At Bloomberg View Noah Smith points out that the United States has contracted it, too: …the implication is clear — the U.S. needs to put the Great Recession behind it. During the downturn, it made a [Read More]

Economics

Tennessee bitchslaps Marxifornia

June 30, 2017 Doug Hagin 6

Mike Miles explains Recently, TruthRevolt wrote about how California Attorney GeneralXavier Becerra has added four more states to the state’s travel ban so that state employees won’t be able to take business trips to four additional states that have “backwards” laws regarding LGBT people. The newly-offending states include: Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, and South [Read More]

Economics

Whadd’ya Know…Illinois is Bankrupt!

June 23, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

The state of Illinois seems to be following along with what’s been called the Blue State model..it’s on the verge of going bankrupt. Facing billions in unpaid bills and pension obligations, the state is hitting a major cash crunch and facing insolvency. Its Republican governor Bruce Rauner (more about him [Read More]

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Donald Trump

Well, No, We Won’t Always Have Paris — Thank Goodness!

June 1, 2017 Bookworm 0

President Trump lived up to his promise to walk from the Paris Climate Accord, and did so with a magnificent speech about economics and sovereignty — by Wolf Howling.  The Paris Accord was a terrible agreement.  It was designed to redistribute the wealth of the West — and particularly the [Read More]

Economics

Forum: What Would Real Tax Reform Look Like?

April 24, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Every week on Monday, the WoW! writers, community and our invited guests weigh in at the Wow! Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: What Would Real Tax Reform Look Like? Don Surber: Real tax reform would be 20% [Read More]

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