I was excited when the Dow hit 19,000. I thought that meant a great move for the economy and a tangible result of the election of Trump. They call it the “Trump Bump.” But then I asked a question. What exactly is the Dow Jones Industrial Average? That was a few days ago. That question […]
Today President-Elect Trump made it official that he was nominating Elaine Chao for the new Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Here are 4 things you should know about the new Secretary.
1.) She is an Immigrant
Elaine Chao was born in Taipei, Taiwan. Her parents were originally from Shanghai, China but became refugees when […]
Earlier this month, I wrote about one of the closest, most-watched legislative races in the country, between conservative incumbent Republican Rep. Jesse Young, and union-owned, perennial candidate Larry Seaquist. While the district is located in the Puget Sound […]
Last week, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) went on a tirade on the Senate floor blasting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. He referred to him as a “spoiled brat,” “a con artist” and a “human leech […]
Isn’t the President “Automatically” Commander in Chief? Well… No! (Real Title)
We live in a world of assumptions. We live by those assumptions. We believe our assumptions. Those assumptions hold more value for us than truth. When faced with a new truth that contradicts our assumptions, the assumptions are given the weight of truth, and […]
Invoking reason in support of an argument is like banging on the table.[i]
Those who invoke ‘reason’ are essentially asserting that ‘if you ‘reason’ in the right way, then you’ll agree with them; if you don’t agree with them, that ‘proves’ that you haven’t ‘reasoned’ in the right way.’
The Enlightenment […]
The United States has the highest corporate tax rate amongst members of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development at 39.1 percent. In response to this high rate many companies have engaged in what are called inversions, where they merge with a company based in a country with a lower tax rate and then move […]
On the eve of the six year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act the Associated Press is touting the laws success in lowering the rate of uninsured Americans.
They stated “ there’s growing evidence that most of the gain in the number of Americans with health care coverage is due to […]
Duly Noted by George Handlery
National and Social Self Defense and its Tools.
According to a joke heard while a forced laborer “building Socialism”, infidelity is against the public interest. Since marital infidelity tends to happen on the living room couch, these pieces of furniture should be banned. An equally idiotic argument is made seriously […]
A great stage magician will distract his audience with his right hand while performing his conjuring tricks with his left. Washington is nothing if not a magic show. Let […]
Britain has “free” health care, which means it is run by the government and funded by taxpayers. Those on the left in the U.S. want to move to this model, which is often referred to […]
Government by ideological fantasy – at the expense of actual facts – is a terrible idea. So too is government of, by and for the donors. Far too often government regulators and bureaucrats ignore Reality – to tilt at […]
The recent standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge has placed a spotlight on the federal government’s history of obtaining private land, particularly in the Western states. Many imagine that all the federal government […]
Darcy Olsen, CEO and President of the Goldwater Institute, has written a must-read book for anyone facing a serious ailment, The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from […]
Make a mistake on federal land, even when you think you have permission, and you may find yourself going to prison for terrorism.* That’s the experience of Dwight and Steven Hammond, […]
A genuine refugee from the ISIS thugs and murderers would probably not be bullying his host-nation’s Christian population before taking his shoes off.
Back when I was a musician – writing songs rather than things like this – I was just about the only one I knew who wasn’t stealing music via the heist website Napster. And […]