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NY holiday plan…

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Another  brilliant plan  from the progressive crooks who run New York City.

 

 

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December 5, 2016 at 11:52 pm

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Money madness….

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Thomas Sowell,  as always,  puts the  matter succinctly.    His Oneness and assorted Democratic flacks are  saying the economy is improving.   The bad news about it is,  of course,   “unexpected.”

There are  plenty who think we’re heading for a  double-dip recession.    Housing is a debacle.    Cities are  selling off their assets to raise funds.    Washington continues its own form  of madness.   As Michael Tanner points out,  the deficit is merely  a symptom of the disease.

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August 26, 2010 at 8:25 am

Fact stranger than fiction at UN…

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As Jonah Goldberg points out,  it is nearly impossible to do a parody of the  United Nations,  because it so routinely parodies itself.

The impulse for a United Nations may have been a noble one,  but it was created with all the pathologies of the old League of Nations.   No one with a brain can be surprised that it is now little more than an international collection of crooks and leeches, conferring legitimacy upon despots and tyrants while eternally seeking ways to funnel more citizens’ money through its very sticky coffers.

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October 28, 2009 at 5:01 pm

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‘Huddled Masses’ Housing Policy…

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That’s part of the title from a new Heritage Foundation report well worth your time,  highlighted by John Hood at The Corner.    I’ve said before that the liberal goal is to have us all hemmed up in cities so we can’t claim to need private transportation.     Be sure to check out the other links in John’s post.

You can’t sit and wait for some mythical Republican to limp up on an old white nag and rescue you.    Nor can you do nothing and pray that common sense and decency return to the Democrat-controlled Congress.     Both are only slightly more likely than my being crowned Queen of England next year.

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June 11, 2009 at 6:15 am

The Housing Boom and Bust…

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Thomas Sowell has a new book out with the above title, and he slays a bunch of the sacred cows which congressional actorrs employ in their daily kabuki theater.    The bottom line is that the government regulators caused the crisis,   which isn’t news to anyone who actually understands basic economics.

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May 22, 2009 at 4:06 pm

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