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Jun 26, 2022 ~ Kevin Williamson, 'Here Comes Fiscal Armageddon' "Fiscal Armageddon is what will happen when the U.S. government’s debt load exceeds its ability to comfortably service that debt." Will be spending more to service debt than anything else. Gov't will choose easy option, inflation. [Debt, Deficit, Economics, Economy, Kevin Williamson]
Jun 23, 2022 ~ Jeff Luse, 'No, Corporate Greed Is Not to Blame for High Gas Prices' Every time oil and gas prices get high, Democrats feel the need to remind everyone they have no understanding of economics. Oil is a commodities. If oil companies controlled their price, why are they ever low? [Economics]
May 22, 2022 ~ National Bureau of Economic Research paper by economists Casey Mulligan, Stephen Moore, and Phil Kerpen studied the effectiveness of #COVID19 lockdowns. "There is no apparent relationship between reduced economic activity during the pandemic and our composite mortality measure." [Coronavirus, Economics]
May 21, 2022 ~ Women's soccer got US Soccer to agree to pay women and men the same even though the men bring in 7 times the revenue. The men's world cup brings in about $400 million while the women's world cup brings in about $60 million. The men did not fight it. Imagine if the NBA did this. [Economics, Fake Sexism, Gender Pay Gap]
May 10, 2022 ~ Totally competent and not senile President Joe Biden explaining inflation. "The number one threat is the strength, and that strength that we've built is inflation." [Biden, Economics]
May 8, 2022 ~ John Fund, 'Chicago’s Decline Accelerates as Boeing Abandons It' Under Lori Lightfoot's lack of leadership, Chicago's crime levels have soared and the city has become unlivable. Businesses can't make money or keep their employees safe. The Bears and United Airlines left too. [Crime, Economics]
Apr 18, 2022 ~ Fedex Founder Fred Smith, "Had we passed the Build Back Better bill that Biden wanted, my guess is that we would be Weimar Germany right now. We'd have 25% inflation rather 9% or 10%." There were only two sane Democrat Senators left to save the country. [Economics, Economy]
Apr 3, 2022 ~ Flashback 2/2021: Larry Summers warned of Biden's proposed economic stimulus plan: "There is a chance that macroeconomic stimulus on a scale closer to World War 2 levels than normal recession levels will set off inflationary pressures of a kind we have not seen in a generation." [Economics, Economy]
Mar 31, 2022 ~ John Stossel, 'Renewable Failure' "Countries that embraced renewables are so desperate for power that they eagerly import coal, the worst polluter of all!" Germany stupidly closed all its nuclear plants. Now they are desperate to buy power from Russia. Paying 3X what US pays. [Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Russia]
Mar 20, 2022 ~ Bjorn Lomborg, "This singular obsession with climate change means that we are now going from wasting billions of dollars on ineffective policies to wasting trillions... We’re scaring kids and adults witless, which is not just factually wrong but morally reprehensible." [Anti-Science, Climate Change, Economics]
Mar 19, 2022 ~ Biden and Europe made themselves dependent on foreign oil to uselessly climate change posture. Europe can't quit Russian energy because they foolishly cut their own supplies. Biden said no more Russian oil but then buys more from Venezuela and Iran. Maduro will buy from Russia. [Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Russia]
Mar 9, 2022 ~ Gas prices hit a record high. The price of gas, and prices in general have been rising for more than a year. The Biden Administration blames the war in Ukraine which started about a week ago. "The Putin spike" they call it. How did that war increase gas prices for 14 months? [Economics, Economy, Energy, Fake News]
Mar 6, 2022 ~ Stephen Moore 'In the End, Sweden Did It Right' "Schools stayed open with no face masks. Test scores are up, and there is no talk in Sweden about 'lost' years of education." Death rate and econ damage is "much lower than Britain or the US" which had far more stringent lockdowns." [Coronavirus, Economics]
Mar 6, 2022 ~ Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are the latest high profile people to flee California. "We are leaving LA. We are a bit sad. But the tax is getting too much." Democrats never learn that by raising taxes super high, they net less money. Their tax base adjusts to avoid including leaving. [California, Economics, Taxes]
Feb 13, 2022 ~ Economists criticize Stephanie Kelton's Modern Monetary Theory as essentially junk science. MMT essentially says the government can run up as much debt as it wants and print as much money as it wants with no negative consequences. Those economists are predictably called "sexist." [Economics, Fake Sexism]
Feb 10, 2022 ~ The inflation rate is now 7.5%. "That represents the largest annual spike since February 1982, when inflation hit 7.62 percent." [Economics, Economy]
Jan 28, 2022 ~ Terry Jeffrey 'Debt Up $2 Trillion in 1 Year of Biden' "The [US] had existed for 210 years, and 40 presidents had served as this nation's chief executive, before the debt first topped $2 trillion in 1986." This is beyond unsustainable but all Dems can talk about is spending more. [Debt, Deficit, Economics, Economy]
Jan 2, 2022 ~ Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, 'The West Didn’t Steal Its Way to Wealth' Debunks the myth that Western wealth comes from stealing from the poor of other nations and slavery. Western civ created 25X wealth since the industrial revolution. Due to capitalism incentivizing innovation. [Economics, Slavery, Western Civilization]
Dec 31, 2021 ~ Philip Klein, "In 2022, Retire the ‘Trust the Scientists’ Platitude" "The problem with 'trust the scientists' is twofold. One is that the so-called experts have often been wrong." The other is "A scientist merely interested in combating a virus" does not balance other concerns. [Coronavirus, Economics, Economy, Education, Health Care]
Dec 21, 2021 ~ David Harsanyi, 'Elizabeth Warren’s Big Whopper' Senator Karen claims grocery prices are not due to the inflation that is in EVERY sector, but rather because of "profits", "lavish bonuses" etc. This is dishonest and economically ignorant. Grocery profit margins are 2%, some less. [Economics, Economy]
Dec 21, 2021 ~ Bette Midler proves she's still a vile person, attacking 1.8M Virginians because Manchin won't vote for unaffordable spending given the inflation already caused by unaffordable spending. "He wants us all to be just like his state, West Virginia. Poor, illiterate and strung out." [Economics, Economy, Loathsome Left]
Dec 20, 2021 ~ Just when you thought Democrats couldn't get more racist, they institute the In Her Hands program to give a guaranteed income of $850 a month no strings attached. "Guaranteed income [for black women only] is a step toward creating a more just and equitable economy." [Affirmative Action, CRT, Economics, Entitlements, Race, Racism]
Dec 20, 2021 ~ Andrea Widburg, 'California’s government is wiping out its pot growers' Predictably, CA Dems have taxed and regulated its legal pot growers out of business driving 75% of sales back to the black market. "California killed the goose that could have laid those golden pot eggs." [California, Economics, Regulations, Taxes]
Dec 19, 2021 ~ #BLM Indy, "When you really start to learn about white supremacy and capitalism and how it really harms black and brown people." "The thing is, not that like everyone doesn’t commit crime, everyone does commit crime. Crime is made up." And allegedly they just enforce against POC. [BLM, Crime, Economics, Fake Racism]
Dec 10, 2021 ~ Inflation skyrockets to 6.8%, the fastest rate in 40 years. The Biden Administration, having no idea what causes inflation, is doubling down on the very thing responsible. Spending more trillions of dollars we don't have, expanding the money supply making each dollar worth less. [Economics, Economy]
Dec 3, 2021 ~ Wendell Husebø, "Biden to Increase U.S. Oil Lease Fees 50% While Accusing ‘Big Oil’ of Anticompetitive Activities" As Americans are suffering very high gas prices, Biden is doing everything he possibly can to make the problem worse by reducing the supply and cost of the product. [Biden, Economics, Economy, Energy]
Nov 26, 2021 ~ Washington Post, "Biden administration pushes to raise rates for oil and gas drilling on public lands and waters, citing climate change." Americans are hurting from high gas prices and Biden is doing everything he can to make it worse. Increase energy costs, reducing supply etc. [Climate Change, Economics, Economy, Energy]
Nov 17, 2021 ~ "Inflation is a good thing. The border is not open. Trump colluded with the Russians. Hunter Biden's laptop was Russian disinformation. The US is systemically racist. Climate change is an existential threat. Trillion dollar programs cost 0. Voter ID is Jim Crow."-- The Democrats [Biden, Climate Change, Economics, Economy, Fake News, Fake Racism, Russia Hoax, Voter Integrity Laws]
Nov 15, 2021 ~ Ryan Mills, "St. Paul Rent-Control Initiative Backfires, Unleashes ‘Chaos’ in Housing Market" All the predictable negative consequences of rent control are happening but Democrats seem surprised since they know no economics or history at all. New building halted, upgrades stopped [Economics, Regulations]
Nov 7, 2021 ~ 'Goodbye MIT' 2 alumni explain why they are withdrawing financial support. "The current MIT administration has caved repeatedly to the demands of 'wokeness,' treating its students unfairly, compromising the quality of its staff, and damaging the institution and academic freedom." [Cancel Culture, College, CRT, Economics]
Nov 7, 2021 ~ Race hustler Ibram X. Kendi explains how Capitalism, a free market economic system, is racist. "Capitalism is essentially racist” and “racism is essentially capitalist.” They "shall one day die together." Race hustler Robin DiAngelo: “Capitalism is so bound up with racism.” No. [Economics, Fake Racism]
Nov 7, 2021 ~ Bjorn Lomborg, 'We’re Safer From Climate Disasters Than Ever Before' 100 yrs ago "500K people died on average each year from storms, floods, droughts, wildfires and extreme temperatures.” 14K in 2020. 2021, 6Kr 99% drop with double population. Weather damage vs GDP down as well. [Climate Change, Economics, Fake News]
Nov 7, 2021 ~ AOC says more govt. spending, the very thing that is causing inflation, will reduce inflation. "it’s important to understand why it’s happening: supply chain, labor, and healthcare complications. We can address these issues by investing in infrastructure, wages, healthcare." [Economics, For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasionomics]
Oct 31, 2021 ~ Energy Sec. Granholm on rise in gas prices: "Gas prices, of course, are based upon a global oil market. That oil market is controlled by a cartel. That cartel is OPEC." Derek Hunter, "We were energy independent, a net exporter, until these morons" undid everything Trump did. [Climate Change, Derek Hunter, Economics, Economy, Energy]
Oct 31, 2021 ~ Andrea Widberg, 'Empty Christmas stockings? Don't blame COVID; blame California' CA's excessive climate change regulations created "an inability of half the nation's truckers from picking up anything from the Port of LA or Port of Long Beach." And AB-5 prevents 'owner operator." [Climate Change, Economics, Economy, Regulations]
Oct 27, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'Lessons from Venezuela' Everything the Democrats want to bring to the US has failed hugely in Venezuela. Hate speech laws, packing the Supreme Court, gun control, printing money leading to inflation and hyperinflation. [Economics, Guns, John Stossel, SCOTUS, Socialism]
Oct 10, 2021 ~ Socialist Venezuela slides deeper into its predictable poverty. Now 76.6% of Venezuelans now live in extreme poverty, rising nearly 10% in a single year. Long list of Democrats who had praised Venezuela's move toward socialism. They want to bring that kind of poverty to the USA. [Economics, Poverty, Socialism]
Jul 27, 2021 ~ Charles Cooke, 'We’re Not Going to Fix Our Spending Crisis' "We are told from time to time that we will eventually hit a crisis that will serve to wake us up. But, if anything, the opposite is likely true." Spending is so out of control. But no one will be allowed to stop it. [Debt, Deficit, Economics]
Jul 19, 2021 ~ Writer of Fake History Nikole Hannah-Jones says "Cuba has the least inequality between black and white people of any place really in the hemisphere." "Cuba actually has the least inequality and that’s largely due to socialism." Everyone is equally destitute, yes due to socialism. [Economics, Fake News, Identity Politics, Socialism]
Jul 17, 2021 ~ Victor Davis Hanson 'Democratic Party Won't Admit It's Become the Party of Wealth' "65% of the Americans making more than $500,000 a year are Democrats, and 74% of those who earn less than $100,000 a year are Republicans" Dems "control all 20 of the wealthiest congressional districts." [Economics, Politics, Victor Davis Hanson]
Jul 17, 2021 ~ John Goodman, 'Where Have All the Economists Gone? (Racism)' Despite CRT lies, Whites have only the 9th highest median household US income. "adjusting for just two factors that cause people to be different, the pay gap between black and white men disappears entirely." Not racism. [Economics, Fake Racism]
Jul 17, 2021 ~ Dominic Pino, 'You Can’t Build the Interstate Highway System Twice' Joe Biden's multi-trillion $ stimulus bill ignores the economic law called 'diminishing marginal utility' "The economic benefits would be small at best" "we already have the largest highway network in the world." [Economics, Economy]
Jun 21, 2021 ~ Thomas Lifson, 'NYC prosecutors dropping hundreds of cases against looters' NYC drops the charges against 100s of looters during the 2020 riots. 'Future looters will be emboldened. Under such circumstances, who in their right minds would want to open new stores In New York?' [Crime, Economics, Violent Left]
Jun 6, 2021 ~ Joel Kotkin & Wendell Cox, 'Joe Biden’s Imaginary America' Biden is wasting the whole infrastructure money on things people won't use. 'Transit, which accounts for about 1 percent of overall urban and rural ground transportation, would receive nearly 60 percent of the money.' [Economics]
Jun 5, 2021 ~ Weaker than 'expected' May jobs report. 'Misses' target by 100,000 jobs. Of course this was 'expected' by economists and conservatives who have been pointing out that Biden is paying people way too much NOT to work. Predictable results for anyone except Democrats. [Coronavirus, Economics, Economy]
May 31, 2021 ~ Scott Morefield 'The Dark Democratic Motives Behind The Government-Induced Labor Shortage' Even Dems are not dumb enough to think people will work if you pay them more not to work so what are their motives? They want to grow dependency to grow their power and collapse Capitalism. [Economics, Economy]
May 21, 2021 ~ Democrats are destroying their own cities. Since San Fran made shoplifting legal (up to $950), it has skyrocketed predictable to anyone with a brain. Walgreens has CLOSED 17 stores in the city. Was experiencing 4 times the theft vs. rest of country while spending 50X on security. [Crime, Economics, Loathsome Left]
May 19, 2021 ~ Biden is destroying the economy by ignoring economics. $300 per week extra unemployment keep 9 million unemployed while 8 million jobs remain unfilled. Inflation soaring as the govt. prints trillions. Gas prices way up after canceling pipelines and drilling. All very predictable. [Biden, Economics, Economy]
May 12, 2021 ~ Philip Klein, 'Inflation Soars as Biden Pushes for $4 Trillion in More Spending' The CPI increased '4.2% over the last 12 months, which is the highest increase since 2008.' Democrats think they can print countless trillions and not cause inflation. Zero economic understanding. [Debt, Deficit, Economics, Economy]
May 9, 2021 ~ David Harsanyi, 'Profit Margins Save Lives' 'the entire notion of having to choose between people and profits, a belief that undergirds much of leftist economics, is debunked by the existence of the COVID vaccine.' Drugs cost $3 billion to develop. No one will do it if no profit. [David Harsanyi, Drugs, Economics]

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