Pedestrian Economics

Is This the End of Hamas? Civilized Humans Hope So.

“We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.” –       Golda Meir  Western Ignorance on Parade It is most disturbing to witness the rise in blind, […]

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The Man Who Lost Egypt, Libya, Iraq, etc.

In the aftermath of WWII, the world stood, jaws agape and watched China taken by a notoriously hated band of overbearing Communists.  This while an ally of the most powerful force on the planet (with tons and tons of war material left from war production that could have aided them), fled to a small island […]

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What People Really, Really Want.

Isn’t organized religion a handy contrivance?  There isn’t anything that you can say, not a single phrase you can mutter that can’t be tied into a phrase or idea in any grand holy book.  At the end of this article is a link.  For those entrepreneurs studying for the religion business, this link is a […]

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Operation Moron

May ’15 Update:  The idea is catching on.  But your representatives don’t fear you yet.  So this sorry state of affairs will only continue until they hear from you.  Still, it’s good to see that most people are paying attention. Sneak Preview These are the key points of the project: For my Democratic friends (this […]

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Ebama Takes On Obola "Scientifically"…

…(which is to say arbitrarily and without the capacity for reason) Of all the scandals and crimes committed by the Obama administration, the ebola debacle shines as the most stupid.  AND IT AIN’T OVER. What is the science here? Let’s establish real parameters here.  The primary lies about ebola are the ways we are told […]

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The Shooting in Alexandria. Dare We Point Fingers?

There’s been a lot of hand wringing over the last 24 hours about how we must come together and not point fingers of blame about the shooting in Alexandria. Basically, I agree with that statement. But fingers are being pointed anyway. So if we must assign blame, or at least accuse others of inspiring this […]

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The End of the Trump Presidency

As of Thursday, 8 June 2017, the Trump Presidency has reached a point where it has no allies. Well before this, Ryan and McConnell had alternately duped Trump into backing stupid ideas (Ryancare) by stroking his ego, or turned their backs on his agenda (taxes and infrastructure). Now they have the cover they need to […]

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Universal Welfare: Is Zuck Actually Evil?

Universal Welfare? Say It Ain’t So! My knee-jerk reaction to Zuckerburg’s speech was shock at the naivete on display.  Sure, he made a lot of money when he was too young for the responsibility.  But by now you would think he’d matured at least a little. But a talking head on FOX Business turned me […]

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Damn you, Krauthammer!

25 Feb 14 CK stole my thunder with a piece in the Washington Post.  I had just read about the disappearance of a lake in Iran and have been trying since to find time to sit and address one point made by the author.  But I learned in the meantime that Charles Krauthammer (almost always the […]

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Saudi Arabia: Encouragement for the Credulous

Is this a NEW Saudi Arabia? Saudi Arabia pledges help fight Islamic extremism!  Yay!  Donald Trump announces $400 billion investment in Saudi Arabia and US! Yay! These are the big sell lines coming out of the State Department and the White House as the President makes his first big overseas tour. First, let me give […]

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Oh, Susan Rice! What Are We To Do With You?

Susan, Susan, Susan! Once again, the Obama Administration used Susan Rice and an official arm of the government as a political goon squad. Like the IRS, the Justice Department and the FBI earlier, Barrack Obama turned the NSA loose on the Trump campaign. And once again, as was the case with the myths Obama and […]

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The Four Morons Are Laughing At You!

Who Are The Four Morons? You would only know the answer to that if you are a regular reader here.  The Four Morons are the house and Senate leadership; Mitch McConnel, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Paul Ryan.  Donald Trump has lately filled the roll of court jester, keeping the Morons entertained and happy. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

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This Is What Being Chumps Feels Like (Apathy 2)

We are all being played for chumps.   Let me rephrase that.  Most of you are being played for chumps. Now, point at yourself and say, “Who, me?” Yes, you.  There is better than a 66% chance I am addressing a chump right now.  And you’re a chump because you suffer from the apathy I spoke […]

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The Price of Apathy – Part 1

Our Apathy Leads to a Beltway Circus We are seeing a repeat of all the same types of policies from the previous eight years playing out before our eyes. Some intentions are diametrically opposed to those of the previous administration. But the results will be the same or worse.  Apathy is to blame here.  This […]

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"Scumbags" is it?

Just a quick hit. I want my friends, Left and Right to consider this story.  Maxine Waters call Administration “Scumbags”. Consider how stupid this woman sounds.  Consider how she lowers the discussion into the gutter. When we argue in similar fashion, we sound just as bad. It’s one thing to use strong language.  But if […]

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Giving Trump’s First Week a Thumbs-Up…ish.

I have reason to be happy with the events of the Trump’s first week. Those reasons are important and I will get to those shortly. But I am by no means euphoric. I can say that I am encouraged by the Left’s sudden love of the Constitution. It has not been in evidence for thirty […]

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Pansy Rants vs Real Violence

Are These Pansy Rants Supposed To Be Helpful? I have a thousand chores to complete here. I have two posts I promised my friend, Kathleen. I am almost ready to launch my membership writers’ program. And the furniture business is not going to stand itself up. BUT…I saw this post on Facebook the other day […]

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Obamacare: Repeal The Phony Healthcare System

While you’re here, grab my RSS—> See part one here. Why Not Go All The Way? In 2009, while medical costs were up and a recession was getting underway, the government saw another opportunity to do something they’d been dying to do since Truman; a complete takeover of the medical insurance industry. Here’s how the […]

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Dumping Obamacare: This is not Rocket Science!

While you’re here, grab my RSS—> It’s Also Not Multiple Choice! There is one and only one condition under which the Republicans can save the medical insurance industry and protect citizens from Obamacare. It is the only way to create an economy of scale that will permit the average American citizen to afford coverage that […]

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The Convention of States Movement

Grab my RSS while you’re here —> The Convention of States Movement is now gaining real traction.  I find this exciting for a few reasons, which I’ll discuss below. What is the Convention of States? There is a process, championed by George Mason, inserted into the Constitution whereby citizens, can seek to directly make amendments.  […]

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