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Ready for a little insult?

Are you ready for a little insult? Your lawmakers are junketing again.  They are flying off to romantic places, often with wives in tow, on your tax dollar.  And often on gov... read more...


And attack it we do!

Here is a simple question for you. Why do we see no breakthrough drugs from South Africa? Why so few miracle drugs from the likes of Russia and China and India? All of Europe ... read more...


The annointed elite

There is good reason why soooo many attack Sarah Palin. And good reason why the attackers would not seize on, say, Mike Huckabee. Or another politician who walked away from a ... read more...


A question hanging over this country

A question that hangs over this country is whether the policies out of Washington will help our economy grow. Nobody really knows, of course. Students of economic history, I ... read more...


A package of pork sausage

The buzz this week has been about the failings of our gigundus stimulus package. By now new jobs were supposed to be plopping onto our laps like ripe fruit. Yes, our Preside... read more...


Presidential communication

As I watched our president on ABC’s Obamamercial for his healthcare plan, a few thoughts came to mind. One was a no-no. No one is allowed to mention it, for fear of being bran... read more...


Pantyhose on the pig

Here is how you can become an expert on taxes. Go to the State Fair and watch the horse-pull competition. Or go to the County Fair and watch the tractor-pull. As they pile mo... read more...


Four words

I invite you to think of  four words that would change everything. First, consider what we humans know for certain.  We know mathematics.  We know various things scientific. ... read more...


Governments running business

What can we make of the takeover of General Motors by your government? First, it was probably necessary.  Remember GM has been failing for years.  It was ball and chained by ... read more...


Just suppose ...

Just suppose we had no global warming. Just suppose that if we had warming, or virtually any climate change, it was caused all or mostly by the sun. Not by humans. Just suppo... read more...


Another conspiracy?

Clearly we face another conspiracy this Memorial Day weekend. Once again the nasty big oil companies have manipulated gasoline prices. So they can rip us off at the pump and p... read more...


What macabre entertainmant

What macabre entertainment it has been to watch Nancy Pelosi squirm.  Every time a reporter asks her what she knew about the waterboarding she blinks furiously.  And outs with... read more...


Count me in!

I am signing up with the global warming crowd. You are right.  This makes me a turncoat. For years I have been skeptical about their claims. But I have put all that behind m... read more...


Only half a loaf

If you watch one of the big networks for most of your news you are getting only half a loaf.  Many studies have documented this.  Perhaps you are happy with half a loaf.  Per... read more...


As unexpected as the sunrise

The latest scandal was as unexpected as the sunrise. Some birds have been indicted for paying bribes to get their hands on investments in New York State’s Pension Fund. One of... read more...



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