ObamaCare is greed sanctified through politics

    Money gets a bad rap from some people, because it’s supposed to be the instrument of greed.  Wanting more money is said to be crass.  Indeed, in our modern political culture, wanting to keep your own money is treated as “greed.”  The noble and virtuous demands of the collective, as interpreted by a priesthood of politicians, completely trumps individual self-interest. But it’s easy to be greedy without | Read More »

    Dignity and self-interest

    Rest assured, there will eventually be some happy ObamaCare customers.  It’s comical, and highly significant, that the media can’t seem to find any after ten days of diligent searching, but they’ll be along eventually.  It’s just about mathematically impossible to throw a trillion bucks around, and redistribute a trillion more, without someone on the candy end of the lollipop declaring themselves extremely satisfied with the | Read More »

    #OccupyKStreet: It’s Where The 1% Really Are

    “Wall Street has moved to K Street,” said Barbara Lang, president and chief executive officer of the DC Chamber of Commerce, referring to the Washington street that’s home to prominent lobbying firms. “Those two industries clearly have grown in our city.” (HT:Bloomberg.com) The misery index sums the unemployment rate and the inflation rate. It is probably economically and mathematically meaningless. However, it carries significant political | Read More »

    #OccupyKStreet: It’s Where The 1% Really Are

    “Wall Street has moved to K Street,” said Barbara Lang, president and chief executive officer of the DC Chamber of Commerce, referring to the Washington street that’s home to prominent lobbying firms. “Those two industries clearly have grown in our city.” (HT:Bloomberg.com) The misery index sums the unemployment rate and the inflation rate. It is probably economically and mathematically meaningless. However, it carries significant political | Read More »

    Where Have All The Capitalists Gone?

    WHERE HAVE ALL THE CAPITALISTS GONE?   Where have all the capitalists gone? Long time passing Where have all the capitalists gone? Long time ago Where have all the capitalists gone? Useful idiots have attacked them every one When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? What is unsatisfactory with present-day academic conditions – not only in this country but in most foreign nations | Read More »

    The Definition of Greed

    What is greed? The dictionary defines greed as greed n.  An excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to material wealth. (greed. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved September 07, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/greed) I have a problem with this definition, from one perspective:  Everyone has more than they “need.”  | Read More »

    W.W.J.D.?

    “Gentlemen, I have had you watched for a long time, and I am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuff’s of the country. When you won, you divided the profits amongst you,and when you lost you charged it to the bank. You tell me if I take the deposits from the bank and annul its charter, I | Read More »

    McCain The Underdog Has Only McCain To Blame

    I’ve watched all three debates. In each one, I have been frustrated by John McCain’s failure to make the points that matter. He did better in the third debate. But, as others have noted, he did not do what he could so easily have done: Knock Obama out of the race. In the first debate, I expected McCain to come out with the obvious: He | Read More »

    Government cannot be the cure all

    Now Wall Street may shun $700 Billion bail-out So after months of build up and weeks of hand-wringing we here that Wall Street may just tough it out. “Wall Street analysts, believe the addition of so many terms to the bill might deter potential participants.” Well you don’t say. This is what happens when socialism getsshoved down the throats of capitalists. They will vomit it | Read More »

    Obama Wants to Share the Wealth

    Jimmy Carter started this CRA debacle and Bill Clinton put it on steroids by forcing the banks, financiers on Wall Street and mortgage companies to make predatory loans to people who were not financially prepared to pay the mortgages on their homes. We are watching the colossal, robber baron recovery unfold with $700 billion of taxpayers money. Now everyone is suffering because greedy people and | Read More »

    Community Redevelopment Act

    Bill Clinton’s Community Redevelopment Act. was a good idea to help low income people attain credit who, prior to the CRA, could not qualify for the kind of home they wanted. The Real Estate people and the money people saw their opportunity and took advantgage. We are now watching the colossal, robber baron recovery unfold with $700 billion dollars of freshly printed money by the | Read More »