Many Americans are discovering something disturbing in the supermarkets this summer. Just in the past few weeks, there has been a stealth increase in the price of two of the four major food groups, namely breakfast cereal and ice cream.
The Cinnamon… more »
As if the mortgage bailout bill isn't enough of a travesty, it also includes an unrelated but dangerous provision which should concern us all. I doubt whether this horrible legislation can be stopped, at least in the Senate, but I urge you all to… more »
It's nobody's fault but ours that so many of our citizens are susceptible to advertising which tries to make someone look bad simply for being part of a particular industry.
It would be amusing if it weren't so dangerous to the economy that millions… more »
Here's another must-read article by someone from the outside looking in on the dangerous econo-nonsense being proposed by those who want to stop "speculation" in futures markets.
see "Misguided US plan to curb oil futures speculation", The Australian,… more »
This is the sixth in a series of articles responding to three front-page articles in the Denver Post by reporter Michael Riley which attack former Congressman and current Senate candidate Bob Schaffer for a fact-finding trip Schaffer took to the… more »
In a disturbingly close 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court finally got one right, striking down Washington, DC's complete ban on guns.
The decision, which can… more »
Gang of Four blogger David Sirota, the group's socialist, has been on a self-promoting (for his new book) tirade against free trade. I responded to an inane anti-NAFTA note of his, and he responded with a note calling me a "silly Limousine Libertarian"… more »
Here's an article from Bloomberg which should be read by everyone who is proposing or supporting legislation or regulation to stop speculation in futures markets:
Exchange Says Efforts to Curb Speculation `Foolish'
Bloomberg News, 6/25/08… more »
With $4 gallons of gasoline, it is no surprise that energy is becoming a major issue in our upcoming elections. What is surprising is the remarkable adherence by Democrats to grievously and obviously failed policies, suggesting everything from… more »
This is the fifth in a series of articles responding to three front-page articles in the Denver Post by reporter Michael Riley which attack former Congressman and current Senate candidate Bob Schaffer for a fact-finding trip Schaffer took to the… more »