Case Study in Leftist Economics

Most people that care about empirical data know how poorly Leftist economies have performed over the past 100 years.  As an illustration of ignoring reality, we have a recent “money quote” from the Democrat House Budget Chairman: “It’s not a

Leftist Manipulation of Your Life

Update I found an excellent commentary on the American Thinker web site entitled “The Democrats’ Divide and Conquer Policy is on Steroids”. The author does a very capable job at identifying and summarizing the divisive nature of the people currently

Competing Election Fraud Headlines

As noted in a previous posting, there appear to be reams of circumstantial evidence about large-scale fraud in the 2020 presidential election.  At this point, it is unknown if there is the proverbial “smoking gun” that would stand-up in a

Links Between Liberalism and Capitalism

I originally watched the landmark Milton Friedman series, “Free to Choose“, years ago when my sons were just becoming exposed to macroeconomics.  On the recent 40th anniversary of the show, the original producer had some interesting comments about how Friedman’s

Harvesting Ohio Watermelons

While Ohio has a relatively short growing season for watermelon, I decided to grow a few this year (these plants also like to use up a lot of garden real estate).  It’s now October and time to harvest some of

Politicians and Wealth

I’m sure that many of us wonder how politicians become so wealthy when “sacrificing” to become stewards of the country… To be reasonable, a salary of $174,000 a year as a US congressman is nothing to sneeze at.  However, it’s

The Politics of Woke Corporations

It is interesting how many US corporations are blindly embracing Black Lies Matter and Antifactual, while at the same time ignoring very real violations of human rights in other parts of the world.  A deeper dive into the underlying motivations