Well Well Mr. Obama, The American People “Get It”

From: The Market Ticker By: Karl Denninger I’ll be damned. Two-out-of-three Americans recognize that their constitutional right to own a gun was intended to ensure their freedom. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of American Adults think the purpose of the Second Amendment is to make sure that people are able to … Read moreWell Well Mr. Obama, The American People “Get It”

The Ant and the Grasshoppers

One of my favorite fables reminds me of the way America used to be not really that long ago: a nation of ants.  Here’s a quick summary: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.  The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool … Read moreThe Ant and the Grasshoppers

50 Laboratories of Taxation

Typical of any election year, taxes have been a front and center issue.  Flat tax, fair tax, 9-9-9, end the IRS, “the rich” paying their “fair share”… we’ve heard it all.  A new plan I’d like to propose is one that clearly segregates the natural sovereignty of the individual, the state, and the nation.  The … Read more50 Laboratories of Taxation

Clean Air Regulations: Thoughts on Practicality

The state of California today passed sweeping new automobile regulations today in an attempt to reduce pollutants & greenhouse gases.  These regulations include: a requirement that one in seven of the new cars sold in the state in 2025 be an electric or other zero-emission vehicle. a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hybrid … Read moreClean Air Regulations: Thoughts on Practicality

New Math: State of the Union Speech 2012

Obama gave his State of the Union address last night.  It was filled with the usual glowing remarks about accomplishments, and grandeois visions of a utopian future which will (thank goodness) never come to fruition.  In terms of the economy, the President tried to paint a picture of slow but steady improvement.  He made no … Read moreNew Math: State of the Union Speech 2012