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About that Russian hacking…

  “Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master” —Demosthenes (BCE 384-382), writing a perfect epitaph for the Democratic Party The Democrats want you distracted with tales of Russian election interference so they don’t have to

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’Twas the night before the night before Christmas…

I don’t usually find myself defending strangers, but when “J” hammered “P” on Facebook, I got out my hammer and hammered back. I hope I did well in defending socialism against capitalism. “J”: “P,” it is so cute that you

Posted in Economics, Politics, Rant, Uncategorized

Giving Up the Ghost. Thankfully.

I had a birthday recently and, as is my custom, I use the occasion—which, this year, fell on Thanksgiving (as it did in 2006, 2000, 1995, 1989, 1977, 1972, 1967 and 1961)—to reflect on what I have to be thankful

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On the Nose

Can a simple sign be unwittingly offensive? Can it be (unwittingly) racist to advise people about proper hygiene? I ask because it never occurred to me until my wife pointed it out. And now, like that song that keeps running

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Raise the Estate Tax. Please.

The tax on property—cash, real estate, stock, or other assets transferred from deceased persons to their heirs—should be raised. A lot. Mr. Trump is about to propose tax relief… for himself and other rich people. Including the elimination of the

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The Liberal/Progressive Trashing of Bernie Sanders, Traitor I get it, Progressives. You’re butt-hurt that Bernie Sanders threw his support to Hillary Clinton after he failed to win the Democratic nomination to oppose Donald Trump in the 2016 election. I’m disappointed,

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Remembering Vincent Chin

By Ronald Bruce Meyer Over the last weekend in June, my wife and I traveled through Michigan to Canada on a mini-vacation. My wife, as some of you may know, was born in China and is a US citizen. She

Posted in Economics, Reflections, Uncategorized
John Mill