The US economy's bubble: casting the runes: The real problem is not interest rates, exchange rates, unemployment, etc., it is bad economics. So long central banks and economists refuse to jettison Keynesian fallacies and the fallacy of the stable price level, and adopt sound money policies the US economy will continue to suffer periodic economic crises
What is happening to the US dollar?: Reading about the US dollar has once again brought home to me just how little our economic commentariat understand about the link between exchange rates, money supply and the balance of payments
Kevin Rudd promises us economic planning: Carr and Rudd can call their economic meddling `industry policy', `industrial intervention', `picking winners', `promoting sunrise industries', etc., but it still amounts to dirigisme. This kind of economic policy should remind us of the folly and arrogance of would-be central planners
Phoniness in and out of uniform and the Democrats: Democrats, Soros-funded bigots and leftwing journalists are waging an outrageous campaign of falsehoods against Rush Limbaugh. But their real target is the First Amendment
John Kerry and the Bruce Springsteen cavalcade of hatred: Poor little Bruce Springsteen is upset because patriotic Americans object to his anti-victory music. In this twerp's political world patriotism is wishing defeat for your country's defeat.
How the diseased left see the world: The same diseased left that supported every communist dictatorship that can be named is the same diseased left that refused to speak out against Saddam's sadistic regime, and opposed the liberation of Iraq. These totalitarians have made themselves willing accomplices of terrorism as the de facto alliance between the left and Islamofascism clearly reveals
The way to win the immigration battle: Thus, proposing the elimination of immigration is not only the right thing, it's the only thing. The present course of action guarantees eventual defeat
Return of Tariff Wars: Tariffs are back on the political agenda along with all the usual mercantilist fallacies
Silence in Syria, panic in Iran: Syria and the tyrants in Tehran are in a state of panic. They have just discovered that Israel and the US have developed the capacity to penetrate these tyrannies' air defences without being detected
A quiet triumph over Al Qaeda may be brewing: The Bush Administration, most likely through the CIA and DIA, has pulled off a fantastic maneuver to split the global Islamic jihad movement at its base. This is the kind of stuff we may not hear about in detail for another fifty years. Congratulations to our President and our brave soldiers and intelligence assets for making this happen
Osama bin Laden and Larry Flynt: Larry Flynt is another story. Where one thinks we have too much democracy (although the Osama crowd doesn't even know what democracy is), Larry is under the impression that we are fast losing ours. Funny, I happen to believe that is exactly what is taking place in America today
Greens using Wal-Mart to bully suppliers: In a squalid attempt to ingratiate itself with green fanatics Wal-Mart has turned to bullying its suppliers into accepting green mandates. It has also partnered a coalition of 315 institutional investors who have graciously taken it upon themselves to decide the planet's economic destiny. Aren't we the lucky ones?
Warm, watered and well fed is better: Even the dumbest sheep in Australia knows that being warm, watered and well fed is better than being cold, thirsty and starving. So what does that make politicians who fall over each other to praise the green myth of man-made global warming?
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