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We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

May 18, 2017
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We have nothing to fear but fear itself?

This was a phrase used by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first inaugural address of March 4, 1933. As with many famous lines, this one was borrowed from an essay by Sir Francis Bacon, who said, “Nothing is terrible except fear itself.” The use of fear in the political agenda is historic and generational. Every…

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Allan Meltzer (1928 – 2017)–In Memoriam

May 11, 2017
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Renowned economist Allan Meltzer, author of the seminal book “Why Capitalism” and a magisterial two-volume history of the Federal Reserve as well as ten other books and 400 papers died on May 8, 2017 at age 89.  He was also a consultant for congressional committees and a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. …

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Aw Come On, Government

May 7, 2017
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Aw come on, government, can’t you just get off people’s backs and let them produce wealth, employ people, and pay your exorbitant taxes?  President Donald Trump has just last month imposed a 20% import duty on lumber from Canada.  The lumber we import is mostly from British Columbia.  (That should help bring down the high…

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The Great Evil Empire, Russia

May 4, 2017
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The Great Evil Empire, Russia

The great evil empire, Russia, has tampered with our election! Horrors! How dare they? It is time the FBI investigate and put a stop to this evil of all evils. No nation should influence the outcome of another nations election. (Sarcasm intended!) And note this on this morning’s news: Former U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed…

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Don’t Attack Syria

April 6, 2017
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Bashar Assad, continuing his repugnant depredations against his own people, men, women, and children, has just bombed them with ricin nerve gas.  A few grains of this stuff equivalent to a dusting of salt from a salt shaker will kill someone.  Just a few minutes ago (April 6, 2017 at 9:21 PM eastern time) The…

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Constitution-phobia – The Disease of the Left

April 2, 2017
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Constitution-phobia – The Disease of the Left

Mark Levin keeps reminding us that socialism is a mental disorder. It is now more evident than ever before. The fear of the constitution and of our founding principles is everywhere. While the left is constantly verbalizing a long string of political phobias, they may not recognize their own fears as a form of insanity.…

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Democrats, Be Careful What You Wish For

March 27, 2017
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After the ignominious defeat of the Ryan-Trump attempt to kill some of the onerous parts of Obamacare Nancy Pelosi appeared on television and advised us that Obamacare is here to stay for the foreseeable future.  She smiled.  She always smiles, too many face lifts I suspect.  But I beg to disagree.  I see something else.…

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Mr. Market Says Republicans Are Dumb

March 22, 2017
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Tomorrow, Thursday, March 23, 2017, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act.  This is the bill championed by Speaker Paul Ryan and supported by President Donald Trump that overturns some of the more onerous provisions of Obamacare.  Yesterday, Tuesday, The stock market had its biggest one-day loss since…

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The Zombie Apocalypse is Here

March 21, 2017
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The Zombie Apocalypse is Here

I recently took a part time job in security at a parking structure in the center of our town. You know, walking around making sure no one steals the cars or breaks into them. The shock was when I found out that I was in the middle of the Zombie Apocalypse. Hundreds of young people…

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Claims of Espionage

March 21, 2017
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Claims of Espionage

Trumps claims, Napolitano claims, many claims there is espionage going on. The heads of agencies who should know claim there is no evidence. Who is telling the truth? Visions of clandestine meetings, smoke filled rooms and shadows in the night, cast our minds back to the days of Mata Hari, The Rosenberg’s, Major John André…

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