Politicians Have No Skill or Honor to Manage the Economy

Asking the state to manage the economy through central Banking is a case study in what happens when the fox guards the henhouse. Why is the euro destined to fail, and why will the dollar and United States financial system collapse, if we do not change course? Once again, Charles Hugh Smith provides the answers in this superb piece. When you put major economic power in the hands of government, rather than a free market, you inevitably turn financial decisions into political decisions and Read more […]

We Are Ruled By Sleazebags, But You Didn’t Need An Actress To Tell You That

Still, it is interesting to get confirmation. According to Robin Wright on the Washington Post website, “D.C. is more corrupt than Hollywood. It really is. It’s more sleazy than Hollywood…” Robin Wright, as you may or may not know, plays in the Netflix soap opera, “House of Cards.” She went to Washington, DC to do research on the part she was playing as the wife of a Democrat, the House Majority Whip. She came away convinced that the sleazy show she is starring in is no worse than Read more […]

Michael Young Speaks Truth To Power In the New Introduciton To His “The Rise Of The Meritocracy”

Diane Ravitch’s critique of Common Core is a week old now. That’s about a century in internet time. But it was really helpful to me despite her pro-union and other beliefs. The reason I’m linking it here is because she quotes from the relatively new introduction by Michael Young in his 1958 book, The Rise of the Meritocracy. I thought the excerpt was really encouraging. Among others, parents struggling to homeschool their children or Republicans getting bashed for not believing in “science” might Read more […]