How Apple Avoids Paying for the Nanny State

This is a very good post on how Apple (and many other corporations) shields its earnings from the IRS: http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2016/08/stiglitzapples-tax-strategy-is-a-fraud.html

A few years ago I spent a summer working in the Swiss Canton of Zug. I’ve worked in almost 20 foreign countries, but my experience in Zug is one of the most surreal.

Zug […]

Why Trump is Right and Floyd Is An Elitist Hypocrite

The view from Floyd’s office.

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Floyd Turbo gets on his high horse and tells unemployed blue collar folks they need to suck it up. Our Wal-Marts are full of cheap goods from China that make life for the Turbos peachy-keen, so the Trump’kins can take their protectionism and stuff it.

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Rule Britainna!

I am surprised, and pleased, by the results of the British referendum to leave the EU. I think it’s the right decision, and can’t state my reasons any better than Daniel Hammond did in his recent speech, so I won’t try.

This is significant, very, very significant for a lot of reasons. I’ll make […]

Friday Open Thread

The 22 Most Conservative Foreign Movies of All Time (Part 1)

Some of you may remember that a couple years ago I posted a list of conservative foreign movies, which was later consumed in the Great Threedonian Apocalypse. In the meantime, I’ve added some more entries and decided to repost this as an expanded list of 22. The first half of which is as follows, and […]

Monday Open Thread

Marriage of King John I of Portugal (House of Aviz) to Philippa of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt to seal the Treaty of Windsor

On this date in 1386 England and Portugal sealed the longest-lasting diplomatic alliance in the Treaty of Windsor — still in force to this day.

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Nuclear Vassals

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Many of us knew this Administration is not only led by, but populated with empty suits. Still, it’s bracing (read terrifying) to be confronted with proof of it. From The New York Times “The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign Policy Guru”:

Like Obama, Rhodes is a storyteller who uses a writer’s tools […]

Pure Evil

Members of ISIS continue to share their beautiful and vibrant culture with the world…

ISIS has executed 250 women in Mosul for refusing to become sex slaves under the group’s ‘sexual jihad’.

The victims had all been ordered to accept ‘temporary marriages’ to fighters in the terror group’s northern Iraq stronghold.

But when they […]

Sorry, Not Sorry

Andrew Klavan is awesome. If I ever became president, this would pretty much sum up my foreign policy.

Onward, Christian Soldiers

Syrian soldiers being blessed before going into battle against ISIS. God bless those in other countries fighting against tyranny and genocide, even if our media and politicians like to pretend they don’t exist.