Worldwide Growth is Stagnating, and Everyone has a Theory.

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The central banks of the world are explaining worldwide economic stagnation on insufficient aggregate demand. For some reason people do not have enough money to buy things and drive the economy, or people are frightened and choose to save instead of consume. Their solution is lower interest rates, or negative interest rates, to make more
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Alt-Right is Asian and Jew Supremacist

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Contrary to official distortion, the Alt-Right ≠ White Supremacist.  As a matter of fact, from my research it appears the Alt-Right = Asian and Jewish Supremacy. The salient feature of Alt-Right belief appears to be that IQ tests measure something real, and that something has a high correlation with success in most fields, probably even in
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Noted With Pleasure

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Every so often I come across a turn of phrase on the Internet which I really enjoy. So I thought I would post about some of them. First we have Patrick J. Buchanan:   In the 19th century, power meant control of the means of production; today, power lies in control of the means of
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The United States Federal Government is not Broke.

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I used to be upset about the amount of money the United States Government (USG) is borrowing, and promising to pay in the future. National Debt is about $20 Trillion. Add unfunded liabilities, like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and the total may be $126 trillion. Since the entire output of our nation, all business,
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Thank Goodness The Government is Helping us Afford Housing, Education and Health Care.

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The Government has many programs to help us acquire affordable housing, affordable health care and affordable higher education. Thank goodness. Think how painfully expensive these things would be if we let the free market deliver them, like we pretty much do with food, household consumables, clothing, shoes, transportation, electronics and energy. What thirty year old
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Is the White House Plagued by Leaks or Fake News

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Many are reporting that the White House is leaking like crazy and making it very difficult for the POTUS to get anything done. The leaks are always by unnamed sources, meaning that there is no way to confirm that there was a leaker or that the reported content was accurately represented. Quite simply, you are
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a camel is a horse designed by a committee

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In the early days of the Internet people connected to it over their ordinary telephone lines. They were called POTS lines, standing for “Plain Old Telephone Service”.  It required use a modem, a device like a fax machine that turned digital data into modulations of sound that traveled over voice lines. Everyone wanted speed, because
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Things that Annoy

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Certain canards just get me going.  When I read any of these my blood pressure spikes and I see red, and I seem to be reading a variation of one or another of these all the time. Capitalism requires low wage workers. This is generally expressed in the context of “why the establishment favors unlimited
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