Funny or Die? Funny

Kudos to Zach Galifianakis for napalming the landscape making fun of pretty much everyone. I am shocked Hillary’s people let her do this. I’m sure she’s playing along but the stiffness works against her.

Death (of a State Economy) and Taxes

As the state of Connecticut recently reached the 25-year anniversary of its income tax, Fred Lucas at The Daily Signal has taken a look at how the state has fared since the tax’s inception. It was proposed in 1991 by the state’s Governor, former Republican-turned-Independent Gov. Lowell Weicker. Citing the high debt and out-of-control […]

Wednesday Open Thread 

The Kids Are Alright, Part 3

In previous posts, I made the argument here and here that millennials are alot conservative than how they are portrayed/stereotyped in the media and popular culture. Now, a new study has come out showing that, in fact, teens and twentysomethings are more conservative than their parents and grandparents were at their age. Via liberal […]

Clinging to Misery

Zo Rachel, as always, bringin’ the double truth, Ruth!

A Republic, If You Can Keep It*

We’ve all seen the show, “Hoarders.” Through the lens of a video camera we enter the home of someone who lives among so much stuff that they have almost no life at all. Their possessions have become so numerous they are a danger to the occupants and their lives. Yet, the occupants move about […]

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 […]