The Myth That We Live in a Free Market, and How the Left Uses it to Their Benefit

“The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.” – Milton Friedman Perhaps the most significant and deeply complex political issue that’s never addressed–or even fully understood by those on the left or the right–is crony capitalism. I know what you’re thinking. It was just last week that Carly Fiorina and other Republican candidates were bemoaning cronyism! I’m fully Read more […]

IRS Hires CGI Federal, the Same Company that Flubbed Healthcare.gov!

What in the world? I know that civil government is famous for inefficiency, over-spending, corruption, larceny, and just plain stupid, but this beggars belief. After the feds fired CGI Federal for its very expensive and ultimately botched design of Healthcare.gov, the IRS awarded the same company a $4.5 million contract to create its Obamacare tax program. What? Why? Scott Amey, the general counsel for the non-profit Project on Government Oversight, which reviews government contracting, examined Read more […]

Turns Out Sugar Isn’t So Sweet

Added sugar in our diets might be doing more to us than just making us fat, according to a new study assessing the deleterious effects of sugar in our diets: “People are becoming literate about the toxic effects of sugar,” [Dean] Schillinger [a member of the SugarScience team that did the newest sugar study] said, “and have more understanding of the idea that high doses are bad for one’s health.” He sees evidence that those in a higher socioeconomic bracket are taking steps to limit intake Read more […]

NAACP Says Detroit Water Shutoffs are Racist

By now, we should all be used to it. Everything is racism. Everything is about race. In the most recent confirmation of this dubious truth, the NAACP is claiming that the city of Detroit is shutting off the water of racial minorities because of their race. Why does the NAACP think this, aside from their institutional need to legitimize their own existence by creating a world of racial motivations? They claim that Detroit is not shutting off water to some corporations in Detroit (all owned by white Read more […]