Bernie Sanders Says He Won’t Raise Your Taxes Above Eisenhower’s 90% Rate; Don’t Expect A JFK Either

sclsm6One important fact emerged from the second Democratic presidential debate. CBS, which sponsored it, headlined it as Democratic debate shows differences on foreign policy, Wall Street. This hypes the differences, while this snoozefest actually was more notable for the similarities between the candidates.

Washington Post political Bigfeet […]

Ted Cruz Rockets Up With Gold And A Flat Tax

tdcrzdbtTed Cruz rocked in the presidential race during the CNBC debate. His biggest breakthrough, even more important than his crowd-pleasing holding the media to account, was his credible prescription to get job creation, and equitable prosperity, roaring the way they roared in the Reagan days.

Cruz thereby […]

Re-forming the Central-bank System

cntrlbnkIn 1688 England experienced its ‘Glorious Revolution’, transitioning nonviolently to a constitutional monarchy. As part of the changes associated with that event, control of the money, which had always been the prerogative of all monarchs, was kept from the Crown and (eventually) put in the hands of the […]

Ted Cruz Hits a Grand Slam: The Dollar Should Be “Ideally Tied to Gold”

tdcrz5Financial reporter Rick Santelli — who triggered the Tea Party movement — put a profound question to Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in the CNBC presidential economic debate. Santelli’s key question was about the impact of the Fed on job creation and economic growth.

His question and […]

Why Does the Media Hate (Poor) People Having Cheap Food?

mcdnlds4The media are, of course, almost uniformly Leftist – which means they just about always toe the Party line. Including the belief that in order to help the poor – government must perpetually grow. Of course we conservatives also want to help the poor – we just […]

HRC and the Left Loathe Businesses – Why Are Republicans Helping Undermine Them?

ptnttrlThe Left loathes business and businesses. But business and businesses are mere symptoms of the disease they REALLY loathe – capitalism. For which they bizarrely think the “cure” – is uber-failed Socialism/Communism.

The Left is absolutely monolithic. No dissent is allowed – everyone must conform. And its […]

What a Big Tax on Soft Drinks Can Do: NY Times Rebuttal

bgglpIt is always fun when the commie liberals want to raise taxes. Remember it was only the rich who will pay, well is it only the rich buying the sugar drinks?

So the Liberal NY Times editorial makes this premise that if you raise the taxes on sugar […]

Donald Trump’s $10 Trillion Debt Bomb

ntnldbtDonald Trump is no supply-sider, as is evidenced by his pro-tariff and restrictionist immigration stands. Supply-side, from its inception, is all about job growth and equitable prosperity. Both would be hurt by such autarkical prescriptions. Trump doesn’t get it.

His tax plan, while superficially supply-side in […]

Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Both Suffer From Preposterous Grandiosity

Donald Trump’s new tax plan has been scored by the Tax Foundation as increasing the national debt by $12T over ten years. This doesn’t seem compatible with the ferocious anti-debt Tea Party ethos nor that of responsible conservative governance. Bernie Sanders’s proposed orgy of all-you-can-eat government […]

John Boehner Exits Congress’s ‘Fall From Hell’

House Speaker John Boehner, under constant sniping from his far right flank, finally hit the ejection button. This leaves the House in search of a new Speaker, presumptively but not assuredly Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, as Congress enters what Politico predicted would be the “fall from hell.” […]

Mark Cuban: When He Isn’t Denouncing ‘Patent Trolls’ - He Is One

ptnttrlBeauty is in the eye of the beholder. So too a patent “troll.”

Behold Mark Cuban – a wildly successful entrepreneur. He in 1995 co-founded – and in 1999 Yahoo! way overpaid $5.7 billion for it. Ever since, Cuban has in Donald Trump-like fashion built himself […]

The AP is Pushing False Premises on Tax Policy

lbrmdbsThe perfect example of the media pushing a false narrative can be found in the recent AP story “Republican field pushes tax cuts bound to drive up debt.” According to the story major Republican candidates have proposed to cut taxes especially for the wealthy while ignoring the deficit. […]

DC¹s Latest Self-Inflicted ‘Crisis’ – We Run Out of Budget on October 1

rnwyspndngWashington, D.C. is a dysfunctional mess. Just about nothing gets done unless it absolutely has to get done. And when things do get done – they are just about always horrible. Bigger and bigger government, over and over again, as far as the eye can see.

For instance, […]

Trump Shouldn’t Blame Oreos – It’s Governments’ and Unions’ Fault

dnldtrmporThe Donald Trump presidential phenomenon rolls on. Higher and higher his primary polls climb. He’s caught the irretrievably corrupt Hillary Clinton in a prospective general election matchup.

The DC Establishment – made up of both Democrats and Republicans – for decades ignored our immigration laws. And dismissed and […]

Beware D.C. ‘Comprehensive’ ‘Reform’

bltdgvt3The entirety of the United States is now a federal disaster area – rendered thus by Washington, D.C. Unlike areas hit by hurricanes, tornadoes and other acts of God – our cataclysm is entirely man-made. Decades of anti-Reality policies have left our nation an uber-addled mess.

The […]

The EPA Assaults the Private Sector – and the Environment

epaThere are few things more dangerous to private enterprise than government bureaucrats with time on their hands. And since most bureaucrats have no legitimate reason for being – they have lots and lots of time on their hands.

In 2009, the federal government had at least 2,748,978 […]

Showdown in Jackson Hole: The Fed Challenged on its Own Turf in Wyoming by Group Likely to Finally Start Dismantling it


Dirty Harry Knows: The EPA’s Got to Know Its Limitations

epapwrgrbClint Eastwood’s iconic Dirty Harry Callahan uttered one of the greatest movie lines of all time: “A man’s got to know his limitations.” It would appear no one in Washington, D.C. has ever heard of Harry or his weighty wisdom.

No one in our nation’s capitol seems […]

If The Fed Is Always Wrong How Can Its Policies Ever Be Right?

fdrsrvOne of the most curiously persistent surrealisms of Washington, DC is the reflexive deference given the Federal Reserve System. The Washington elite tends to accord more infallibility to the Fed than do Catholics the Pope.

Now comes one of the world’s top monetary reporters, Ylan Q. Mui, […]

Why You Need to Attend the Jackson Hole Summit on Monetary Policy

Jackson Hole Summit3-revisedJackson Hole, Wyoming, has long been famous for its extraordinary scenic beauty, its vibrantly authentic “Old West” culture – and since 1982, for its annual economic policy symposium where monetary policymakers from around the world gather to discuss the impact of central banking on […]

The Rise of the Seventh Party System and Political Troika

Political Trifecta

In light of the rapid disintegration of the GOP, further noise of the rise of a third party grows louder each time Donald Trump is seen on television. No doubt, of course, this would prove earth-shattering in a manner never witnessed […]

Government Slowly Kills the Private Sector – And Blames the Victim for Its Sputtering Demise

gvtstmpngOne of the advantages Big Government advocates have in their efforts to end the private sector – is the size of the victim. A $17-trillion-a-year economy is so huge – it almost always takes a lot of time to dismantle.

It’s like taking down those giant […]

The Private Sector Giveth – and Government Taketh Away

grdygvtIt is – sadly, always – a clash of two titans. The private sector and government. There are claims made that it is – or can be – a symbiotic relationship. The free market and government – walking hand-in-hand into a brighter tomorrow.

But it is never […]

On To Immense Prosperity: The Brady-Cornyn Monetary Commission Proposes To Lead The Fed Out Of Uncharted Territory

fdrlrsrv2We pixel-stained wretches of the Mass Media lately have been busy as ever transfixing you with spectacles. Meanwhile, something really important — softly outside the melodrama — has occurred. Trillions of dollars — including your dollars — in the real economy and in the stock and bond […]

Chris Farley Government: Remember When It Was Congress That Made Law? That Was Awesome

chrsfrlyplmcrtnyRemember that recurring Saturday Night Live skit where the late Chris Farley was the ultimate fanboy – interviewing those for whom he was the ultimate fanboy?

Sniveling and sweaty, he would bring up some of his favorite memories of his interviewees – pretending they were questions by […]

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