Tag Archive for Politics

How Do We Get Money Out Of Politics?

That’s something of a trick question. I posted both of these link yesterday but they really deserve their own post. Money in politics is the result of the problem, not the cause. How to Get Money out of Politics by…

Apple Hasn’t Been Paying Enough Tribute

Not hard to connect the dots on this one. It’s a massive shakedown, at the highest levels. The fact that it’s govt. and politicians and not local mafioso in bad track suits make it no less a shakedown. D.C. Wants…

Today’s Quotes: de Gaulle, Reed, and Hayek

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant. – Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) French president and military leader Why is it that statists believe that if you tax cigarettes you will discourage smoking but if you…

Cognitive Dissonance and Loyalty Day

From Whitehouse.gov, via the good people at Reason. This is absolutely dripping with irony. Obama decrees that May 1st is “Loyalty Day.” Yeah, I know, that’s great on its own. But this gem takes it up a couple notches. It’s…

More On The Student Debt Problem

Jeff Jacoby nails it. This recent pandering is nothing more than shoring-up the young person vote for November, promising them freebies from other people’s wallets, with horrific economic policy to sweeten the deal. [ Student Loan Forgiveness Might Be The Worst…

So A Photo ID Is Okay Here?

I find this incongruous. I wonder if there are people okay with the idea of requiring a photo ID to take what is essentially a college entrance exam, but adamantly opposed to requiring one in order to vote for the…

The Rot That Is Big-Academia

Thanks to Dr. Rizzo for the link. This is a must-read. Works and Days – We Are Ruled by Professors: First was the false knowledge — odd for an institution devoted to free inquiry. The university runs like a 13th-century…