davidl on November 13th, 2017

From  the Men, Women, Different department, from Claudia Goldin: How to Win the Battle of the Sexes Over Pay (Hint: It Isn’t Simple), NY Slimes, via Bradford-Delong: …Ms. King fought hard for equal rights and, on the tennis court, she won. By 1973, men and women received the same prizes at the Open…. That is […]

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davidl on October 30th, 2017

Well it all depends on the meaning of get buzzed. From the same company which gives us Richard’s Wild Irish Rose, a new way to get a buzz on, from Wall Street Journal, via Professor Althouse: The C$245 million (US$191 million) deal gives Constellation [Brands] a toehold in an industry that the brewer expects to […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2017

Just as the Sun came up this morning, and garbage stinks, Algore,  b/k/a former Vice President, Albert Gore, expressed, well feigned, shock that President Donald Trump  withdrew* from the United States from the Paris Accords, from Politico: Former Vice President Al Gore on Sunday called President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate agreement […]

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davidl on December 10th, 2016

Team Donny is asking questions for the Department of Energy. The watermelons are sweating melon seeds, from Willis Eschenbach, Watts Up with That: Over at the Washington Post, Chris Mooney and the usual suspects are seriously alarmed by a memo sent out by the Transition Team at the Department of Energy. They describe it in […]

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davidl on November 30th, 2016

Funny, I can vaguely recall when Carrier was a New York State company. Ah, those were the days. I digressed. Back, Little Donny delivers on a campaign promise, New York Times and Little Bobby Reich upset, via Red State: One of the promises Donald Trump made during his campaign was he would keep companies from […]

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Maybe you believe that Mrs. B.J. Clinton used to be smart.   I would disagree.    What is quite evident is that currently Mrs. Clinton is not a smart woman. Jump to 28:20. Rather than address economic opportunity and the development of human capital, Mrs. Clinton simply promises political patronage to her supporters. Mrs. Clinton seems to […]

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davidl on September 23rd, 2016

Socialism is a great theory, if you can ignore the fact that it runs counter to human nature.   The problem with socialism is that it simply does not work, from PJ Media: Socialists argue that socialism is inherently better than capitalism in every way. They claim it’s more free (it’s not, by definition), it’s more […]

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davidl on August 23rd, 2016

Eric rambled about the unintended effects of the ethanol mandate. Given  that not all environmentalists, at least those not named Al Gore, are not stupid and the effects of using food stuffs for motor fuel were quite obvious, and environmental wackos hate people anyhow, was any of this an “accident?”  From Forbes: In 2007, the […]

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Governor Moonbeam,  California pans the idea of fifteen dollar an hour minimum wage, and then signs it into law anyway, Leslie Eastman, Legal Insurrection. To a social justice warrior, it not a matter of what makes sense, only what feels good. Meanwhile back at the ranch, Neil Cavuto asked guest Naquasia Legrand about basic economics. […]

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davidl on March 29th, 2016

Governor Moonbeam,b/k/a Edmund “Jerry” Brown just instituted a job lottery in California, from ABC News: A political deal to raise California’s minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 an hour could help some workers cope with the state’s crushing cost of living but also deprive other low-wage earners of jobs altogether, economists said as Gov. Jerry […]

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davidl on October 23rd, 2015

Professor Robert Reich, a/k/a Little Bobby, offers his two cents on how to boost the Obama regime economy, from Puffington Post: Have you noticed how often conservatives who disagree with a policy proposal call it a “job killer?” They’re especially incensed about proposals to raise the federal minimum wage. They claim it will force employers […]

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davidl on October 19th, 2015

So-called green energy is just the old dirty energy in barrel painted green, from Investors Business Daily: President Obama once praised it as a shining example of America’s clean energy future. “With projects like this one,” he said at the site of a solar plant just before construction started, “we’re putting Americans to work producing […]

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davidl on September 29th, 2015

The regime is claiming evidence for liquid water on Mars. I am skeptical of any so-called scientific claim made on behalf of the regime. Never the less the unconfirmed and maybe non-existent has already been used to make Kool-Aid, Jonestown style, from Independent Journal Review: NASA scientists said today that they have confirmed that water […]

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davidl on September 25th, 2015

The United Nations has updated the meme of Two Chickens in Every Pot.   Needless to say, the UN has no chickens, or at least any which she willing to part.   Instead the plan calls for a massive chicken tax, from National Regime Public Radio: At the United Nations General Assembly this weekend in New York, […]

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davidl on September 21st, 2015

Yet more evidence that Carly is right and big government is incompetent. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vaunted emissions testing is worthless, and to the the private sector to find it, from Richard Weiss and Naomi Kresge, Bloomberg Business: Volkswagen AG lost almost a quarter of its market value after it admitted to cheating on […]

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