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Well, DUH!

24 May

Any total idiot knows this. I mean, honestly, how stupid an uneducated to you have to be to not see this coming?  This is pretty dang obvious stuff.  <sigh–morons!>

 
 

We are trying

01 May

to have the economy take off. And it is. But why now and not the last eight years?

Regulations.

Obama was terrible for the economy. Leftism in general is terrible for the economy. It’s all about control and coercion, and Obama was hard Left. Trump is already much better. Leftism is all about control and force. Conservatism is about freedom. It is quite clear. I know not what course others may take, but I won’t stain my lips by drinking from the cup of Lefty coercion and force. I am Conservative, not a nascent despot wearing the cloak of compassion.

Now understand that with real freedom comes the possibility of failure. The Lefty idea is that they will make it so there is not a single failure, therefore, elect them. As Galadriel said, “All will love me, and despair.” As another character in that book explained, we would take that power with the intent to do good. But it would not work out that way…

Conservatives, on the other hand, believe in moral agency and moral freedom. And that means some will choose poorly and suffer. In other words, there is real moral agency, with real consequences.

Those who have never lived off their own business, who have never eaten only what they themselves could kill, almost always don’t get how damaging this over-regulation and coercion is. Actually, in the BEST case they only get it theoretically. But while that is good, it’s just not part of their lived experience. They understand on a different level. So I have to teach them, though they often “get it” pretty dang immediately.

 
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Yep,

18 Apr

a war on the poor.

 
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It is high time for

03 Apr

Venezuela to dollarize.

Is there a better demonstration of how Leftism is totally an economic tragedy than Venezuela? Those poor people are suffering because of a coercive Leftist government (is there any other kind?).

Folks, wake up and smell the coffee! For Pete’s sake! Leftism doesn’t work. It is a dog that don’t hunt–it looks like it would, but it just doesn’t. I know you were fooled by all the unicorns and rainbows and fairies that were used to sell this dog’s breakfast, but it just doesn’t work! It sounds good on the surface, but it is not actually sound.

Lots of decent people have been fooled by all the Lefty happy talk. But they were indeed fooled. Come to grips with that reality. It is immoral, sure, but it is also economically stupid. It is a clown car that keeps belching forth misery.

 
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We should understand

18 Mar

how insurance works.

Too often, people just don’t get it. Usually that is because they have never lived off their own business.

 
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The unions

07 Mar

have made the people of SC winners and the people of WA losers.

It’s really simple economics: SC makes labor easily available and WA makes it onerous to hire and keep people.

Unions may have had a place in a bygone era, but they are merely leeches now. In my father’s day they were openly violent leeches (he was threatened with personal harm by the union if he didn’t shut up), but now they are just blood-suckers. It just makes no logical sense NOT to be a right-to-work state!

 
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It is QUITE clear

27 Feb

that once one sets the economy free from regulation and other Lefty controls, it grows like gangbusters and people’s lives are blessed. We have repeatedly seen that over the last century or so. I sure hope we see it again, and Trump gives me hope.

I mean, name one recent area where there has been less regulatory control.

The Internet.

And as a result, it has grown by leaps and bounds. Naturally, now the Leftists want a regulatory scheme (the so-called ‘net neutrality crapola) that impedes its growth and effectiveness through stifling and onerous regulation and taxation. Do you think that if people actually wanted what ‘net neutrality gives that there would not be companies willing to provide it? If it is a winner it will come forth no matter what. There is no way to stop it. If it is a loser, it will (eventually) lose no matter what–you would have to use force to MAKE people accept it, and that would work, but only temporarily. Well, that force is the foundational tenet of the Left. The Left can’t afford to have you exercise your freedom of choice. Leftism only works if there is force. Freedom or moral agency in any form is anathema to Leftism in any form.

So the Left covers their schemes in rainbows and unicorns and pie-in-the-sky, but that is just a sales pitch meant to anesthetize the masses so they don’t resist the knife. There may indeed be a beatifully embroidered velvet glove that you see, but it is covering an iron fist. It is a whited sepulcher. The art work on the outside may indeed look pretty, but inside it is full of dead men’s bones and the Cambodian killing fields and the National Sociatist Jew ovens and Venezuelan starvation and all manner of putrescence. Don’t be fooled. Don’t let your good intentions pave the way to Hell on earth.

 
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Happy days

26 Jan

are here again.

Yes, there is the know-nothing curmudgeon class that is still whining, These guys don’t know crap! Paul Krugman said:

So we are very probably looking at a global recession, with no end in sight. I suppose we could get lucky somehow. But on economics, as on everything else, a terrible thing has just happened.

and

If the question is when markets recover, the first-pass answer is never.

What an idiot! Why anyone would even give passing consideration to what this moron says is beyond me. He exemplifies the lunatic fringe.

 
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It has always

28 Dec

been the case that free trade promotes peace. As one source said, you just don’t kill your customers.

 
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It’s really not hard to grasp.

06 Dec

The more you regulate something the higher the price is. Medical care, health insurance, whatever. It is always this way. It makes NO difference what the product is. It is not policy, it is natural law.

I was in Costco a couple of days ago. They had TVs the same size that I bought a few years ago, and they were 1/6 to 1/4 the price I paid for a far lesser TV five years ago.

If you care about the poor, you are a Conservative. Plain and simple. You care, so you want goods an services to be accessible to everyone, right?

Take LASIK. My wife had the eye surgery done about 6 or 8 years ago. It has gone down more than 70% since then (it is all cash on the barrelhead and no insurance is accepted). There’s a lesson, here.

And take veterinary care: same thing. If you pay for it yourself and it is not gummint subsidized, the price therefore keeps coming down and it is far more accessible to all people. If a thing is government subsidized, the price never goes down and it may well go up. No wonder Obamacare has been such an abject failure. It was clear from the beginning that this in principle could not work. It was pure delusion to think otherwise.

We are just fortunate that the economically confused Leftist Obama is gone and Trump has shown much better sense, economically. Maybe we can no longer groan under the Leftist load. I sure hope so.

It is simple economics. Does the Left really not understand how things work? This is one of the top 3 reasons to never vote for a Leftist…

 
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