American Economy Achieves Millstone
Cullen Roche at Pragmatic Capitalism does an exceptional job of pointing out the obviously obvious. The USA is not Greece. The future here is so bright we just gotta wear shades. I’ve looked at the map and stuff and the smart guy has a point. He throws in some other nice details as well. The USA has an institutional arrangement in which it is a | Read More »
Beam Me Up Scotty. The funniest line in any news article this week.
Texas has a stockpile of gold. That gold is kept in New York City in an underground vault managed by HSBC. Texas has decided it wants all its gold back in Texas. Earlier this year, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law that had sailed through the Texas Legislature. It sets up a depository facility in Texas that will house all of Texas’s gold inside Texas. | Read More »
July 4, 1776. American Independence Declared. Open Thread
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, | Read More »
Hot Take from Vox.com: the American Revolution was a mistake
Upfront, let me say I disapprove of link-whoring and click-baiting. Because of that, and because that is what Vox.com is doing doing with this article I am not providing a link to the article because that would simply reward bad behavior. On the other hand, the hipster-kale-with-quinoa crowd actually believes the stuff they read in Vox.com so I’m not going to let it pass. The | Read More »
Parents, don’t worry about your kids’ sexual health!
Are you the parent of a teenager or a child getting close to those troublesome teenage years? Do you wish to avoid those awkward conversations about sex, sexual practice, and sexual health with your children? Wish you could dump off all that embarrassing part of parenthood on the State? Good news! Schools are already doing this for you. Middle and high school students can’t get | Read More »
A Disappointing Jobs Report and Greece’s Big Vote
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the disappointing June jobs report, Greece’s big bailout vote, and Independence Day.
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Mainstream Pols Get Trumped and Berned.
When You’ve Had It With Politics As Usual The American People have gazed long into the swirling abyss.* They stared long and hard and discovered that Hillary Rodham Clinton, Martin O’ Malley, Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100%, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 90%, and a plethora of other disgusting, slug-like midget vote suckers were | Read More »
George Takei: Racist. Bigot.
What is the difference between George Takei and Ku Klux Klan member? The Klan member can pretend to not be a racist while on television. George Takei is a racist. There is no other way to put it. He might as well have his valet send his white robe to the cleaners to have it pressed and starched while his gardener makes a nice, flammable | Read More »