While I am clearly not very prolific, a piece I read today by Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, of Teaneck, New Jersey, was so clearly articulated that it jolted me from my blogging torpor and forced me to point my voluminous readership his way. His piece, The Decline and Fall of the American Empire, which he wrote [...]
The Wall Street Journal highlighted yesterday that the used car market is incredibly tight right now and prices are unusually high – making this an excellent time to sell your used car (or trade it in on a new car, which is, of course, what our government would consider the patriotic thing to do.) Gee, [...]
Krugmaniswrong.com brought this to my attention, the Best Political Ad Ever. Enjoy.
We give this prestigious award to Martin Broughton, the chairman of British Airways, for the all-too-rare ability to cut through the politically correct fog and exhibit some intellectual honesty in his statements regarding airport “security.” And in public, no less. Kudos to you, Mr. Broughton.
A lovely article in the Boston Globe yesterday points out that, given a choice, people here in Massachusetts are not as intellectually-challenged as the politicians who write healthcare legislation. Color me encouraged. It seems that some not-very-public-spirited people would rather pay the (lower) monthly penalty, instead of a (much higher) monthly insurance premium, and then, [...]
“Nancy and I always believed that if you didn’t want the kids to overspend their allowances, you didn’t give them the money in the first place.” Ronald Reagan As quoted by James Srodes in his excellent article, “The Great Recession of 2011-2012″ in the February issue of American Spectator. No econometrics necessary. Just a smidge [...]
So Massachusetts is going to have its own public state law school . I can hear your cheers from here. YAY! I’m not going to start this off by noting that Shakespeare was entirely correct (Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV), because that would be somewhat cliche. Oh, wait. Let’s think about this for a [...]
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Ronald Reagan knew what America was supposed to be about, and knew whose fault it was if we failed to reach our potential. How sad that the goals of our current crop of “leaders” have strayed so very far from what they should be. President Reagan – Government is the Problem
I had the distinct pleasure of taking a class from Professor McCloskey at the University of Iowa (Western Civilization, I believe), one of those 200+ student undergrad lecture affairs. He (she was a he, then) had certain rules, though, I will never forget: if you came to lecture (and he stated he didn’t really care [...]