Elites Beat Feet to Easy Street

If you haven’t already seen it, please go read this post by Ace, http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=365276 It’s based on a WSJ article by Peggy Noonan, “How Global Elites Forsake Their Countrymen.” (There’s also some good stuff in the comments.)

Noonan and Ace do a better job than I did in this piece, Why Trump is Right […]

Sunday Open Thread 

Thursday Open Thread

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 […]

Sunday Open Thread

Saturday Open Thread

Nordic Trick

One of the most constant memes we get from the Left is that we need to emulate Scandinavian countries like Sweden, Denmark and Norway that have massively high taxes and generous welfare states. And it’s not hard to understand why liberals like those nations so much: they rank among the happiest, most prosperous, and […]

Why Trump is Right and Floyd Is An Elitist Hypocrite

The view from Floyd’s office.

In this comment:

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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#Feelthejohnson

A few days ago JimmyC wrote a post about Libertarians. I loved the cartoon! I’m not going to take the time to defend the party (and they seem about as inept as the GOP right now), but I want to point out something no one seems to be stating about Governor Johnson.

Despite whatever […]

Wednesday Open Thread

Even if we win in November, last night’s nomination of Donald Trump to be the Republican candidate for President is no cause for celebration.