Archive for January 2014

Do billionaires get rich by stealing their wealth?

Leftist politicians would have you believe that, but in reality it is very difficult to gain fabulous wealth by stealing it from others. Bernie Madoff got caught long before he got rich by stealing, and today he is penniless. Madoff is not an outlier. In the long run, you can’t get rich by stealing, with…

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Konnected Kronies

Get connected, grease the wheels of power, wipe out your competition without ever having to compete, become a Konnected Kronie (for the right price).

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The curse of social engineering and dark-age economic policies

Professor Donald Boudreaux of George Mason University, in what seems to be a response to Obama’s State of the Union Speech: … just as peddlers of snake oil, Ponzi schemes, sugar tablets labeled ‘diet pill,’ and penis-enlargement treatments do personally profit from their victims’ gullibility, superstitions, and desire to believe that reality can be suspended,…

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Dinesh D’Souza’s “America”

Foreign donations to American political campaigns are illegal under Federal campaign finance laws. The Obama campaign turned off the security features on credit card donations that were designed to catch foreign donations and prevent them from being processed. This enabled the Obama campaign to hide about $1 million dollars in foreign donations. It was caught…

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Negroes and the Gun

In the 19th Century Frederick Douglass advised that a good revolver was the best defense to fugitive slave catchers. Gun control laws in America were born out of the desire of the Klu Klux Klan after the Civil War to prevent newly freed slaves from having access to firearms. In this book Nicholas J. Johnson,…

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Rand Paul on the Democrats and the “war on women”

On Meet the Press this morning with David Gregory, Rand Paul discusses who is really conducting a “war on women.” Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Other Republicans should watch Rand Paul and learn. He’s really good and taking questions from media types like David Gregory, questions intended to…

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“that all men are created equal,…”

Those words in the Declaration of Independence define the principle that all men stand equal before the law. It’s the ideal that made the United States of America exceptional in the history of human civilization. We don’t have kings or queens or dukes or lords. All people are entitled to equal treatment under the law.…

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