Biden’s Pro-Communist Nominee
As explained in this video by Dennis Prager, communism is an evil ideology that has led to the murder of more than 100 million people and the enslavement of hundreds of millions more. All decent people should not only reject communism, but also ostracize anybody who offers support or sympathy for communism. We are (or […]
Electronique : la Chine veut réduire à tout prix sa dépendance aux puces étrangères
Dans un contexte de pénurie mondiale de semi-conducteurs, l’empire du Milieu tente de mettre les bouchées doubles pour atteindre « l’indépendance technologique » qui fait défaut à son économie.
Southwest, American Airlines Rebuff Texas Gov, Will Comply With Biden Vaccine Mandates
The airlines said federal law “supersedes” any state action, a blow to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
What Lessons Can We Learn by Comparing U.S. and European Economic Performance?
I freely admit that I don’t like President Biden’s fiscal agenda in part because of my libertarianism. Simply stated, I’m instinctively skeptical when someone wants to expand government. But I’m also an economist who believes in cost-benefit analysis. Moreover, I recognize that there are “public goods” that the private sector can’t – or isn’t allowed […]
Republicans Freak Out Over New Bisexual Superman
Conservatives were ridiculed for objecting to the sexual orientation of a comic book character.
Peine de mort, Edouard Philippe, Autriche… les infos à retenir du week-end
Vous n’avez pas suivi l’actualité durant le week-end ? Voici ce qu’il faut retenir de ces dernières quarante-huit heures.
A smattering of indifference: Apathy, boycotts mar Iraqi election
BAGHDAD — Iraqis voted Sunday in parliamentary elections held months ahead of schedule as a concession to a youth-led popular uprising against corruption and mismanagement. But the voting was marked by widespread apathy and a boycott by many of the young activists who thronged the streets of Baghdad and Iraq’s southern provinces in late 2019. […]
I’ve been recently receiving lots of good material for our collection of communism humor. I shared items in both August and September, and now we have a new batch for October. The first bit of satire shows that it’s better to be victimized by capitalism than communism. The second item in our collection is a […]
Appeals court temporarily reinstates Texas abortion law
A U.S. court of appeals has temporarily stayed the injunction on the Texas abortion law while it reviews the state’s request to restore the near-total abortion ban “as soon as possible.” The temporary stay means that Texas courts can proceed with cases under the new Texas abortion law, known as S.B. 8, while the appeals […]
Donald Trump’s IRS Commissioner Has Been A Great Team Player For Democrats
The man who once shielded Trump’s tax returns has been an ally on social policy and tax enforcement.
Isotope Records Reveal the Complexity of Changing Climate Dynamics
At the start of 2018, Cape Town became the world’s first major city to face the prospect of completely running out of fresh water.
The “Pandora Papers”
Audio is not supported in your browser Remember the supposedly breathtaking revelations from the “Panama Papers” back in 2016? We were told those stolen documents were an indictment against so-called tax havens, but the real lesson was that politicians and other government insiders are very prone to corruption. Well, it’s happened again. Thieves stole millions […]
How Free Markets Made Us Rich
Don Boudreaux, Deirdre McCloskey, and Dan Hannan have all explained how capitalism enabled mass prosperity after endless stagnation and poverty. There’s a similar message in this video from Kite & Key Media. The most relevant parts start at 2:30, though I recommend watching the entire video. But if you don’t have time to watch any […]
Including Housing Voucher Funds in Democrats’ Reconciliation Bill is the First Challenge. Getting Landlords to Accept Them is Another
The only thing that’s clear after a week of Democratic infighting on Capitol Hill over a proposed $3.5 trillion social spending package is that lawmakers will have to trim hundreds of billions—if not trillions—from their final bill in order to get critical support from moderate Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Joe Manchin of […]
Francis Collins to step down as NIH director
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins plans to announce his resignation on Tuesday after nearly three decades at the agency, including 12 years at the helm, three sources tell POLITICO. The 71-year-old physician-geneticist led the agency under three consecutive presidents — making him the first presidentially appointed NIH director to serve in more than […]