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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davidl on July 3rd, 2015

If you don’t live in the Northeast, you may not be familiar with Wegmans. Suffice to say, Wegmans is a regional (national?) legend in the grocery business. The store consistently gets high marks from both her customers and employees. People, myself included, love shopping their, and it seems that every employee loves working their. It […]

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davidl on April 15th, 2015

Small scale socialism has reached Seattle, from Last Tradition: A Leftist’s Wet Dream: Seattle Gravity CEO to pay employees $70,000 minimum wage I guarantee the corrupt media will lick this story up with a spoon. The liberals have their wet dream.  Can they keep it?  Off the top of my head, I think this will […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2015

The libtarded politicians of Seattle believe they can solve problems by giving away other people’s money.  Well in the real world, labor is a commodity and no sane person would buy a commodity on which he can not make money, from Darleen Click, Protein Wisdom: Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law goes into effect on April 1, […]

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davidl on September 23rd, 2014

What is the difference between Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the late Fidel Castro? Aside from the fact that Castro is probably dead, Castro was a tyrant who put his political opponents in jail, from Marc Morano, Climate Depot: New York City – Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lamented that there were no current […]

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davidl on July 6th, 2014

File you don’t have to be stupid to be a liberal, but it helps, a lot.   Politicio discusses “Why liberals are abandoning the Obamacare employer mandate:” But scrapping it isn’t a snap for Democrats. The employer coverage rules were part of the ACA’s core philosophy that individuals, employers and the government should all contribute to […]

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