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March 2013

World Turned Upside Down 6

Is anyone paying attention?  How did we become so uniformed, and worse, so trusting of institutions that clearly exist to perpetuate themselves, instead of serving the PEOPLE.  Let’s talk about the truth of the economy, the culture and the end game. THE ECONOMY: The stock market keeps rising daily and we therefore believe that the […]

No School Like the Old School

Prudence: (syn.) care, circumspection, conservatism, considerateness, deliberation, diligence, discretion, economy, foresight, forethought, frugality, judgment, precaution, sagacity tact, vigilance, wisdom. Thesaurus entry  “Dear Prudence, won’t you come out to play?” Beatles’ song about Mia Farrow’s sister. Maybe this is just my pet peeve, but having $100K in savings to your name at age 50 is imprudent […]

Cyprus: Canary in the Coal Mine

For hundreds of years mining workers would carry caged canaries into the tunnels with them. If dangerous gases such as methane or carbon monoxide leaked into the mineshaft, the gases would kill the canary before killing the miners. This week the government of Cyprus – in order to pay for its overspending – attempted to […]

RIP: Hugo Chavez

Now that the world gets to close the ledger on the “living” Hugo Chavez,  how does the balance sheet stack up on his legacy? NOTE:  The “dead” Chavez will live on in socialist fantasy like Che Guevara  – narcissists somehow cleansed of their true and real faults. Abrogation of free speech Opponents were put in […]

Limo Liberal Logic 4: Deep Thoughts

This is a sometime feature where we showcase the logic of the progressive left. Barak Obama – “Let’s declare that in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one who works full time should have to live in poverty and raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour”.  OK.  Let me see that works out to […]