The U.K. Government Tries to Cripple Uber under Pressure from Cab Industry

Speak of the devil and he shall appear. After writing about crony capitalism just yesterday, a story popped up on my Facebook feed about how London is trying to handicap Uber drivers with arbitrary regulations. Uber, for the uninitiated, is a taxicab-like service that has exploded over the last two years. Uber employees are not cab drivers, but “private contractors” who use their own vehicles. The operation is run on an app with which you digitally hail the nearest driver. The app also uses your Read more […]

London Police To Try “Positive Discrimination”

“Do not ever say that the desire to ‘do good’ by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.” – Ayn Rand It is often said that the path to hell is paved with good intentions. Very few people set out to make bad choices. However, good intentions aren’t an excuse for bad behavior, nor do they excuse ignorance. In fact, it could be argued that bad decisions made out of ignorance, or made without a proper understanding of the situation at hand, are worse than those made Read more […]

First $400,000 For Boozes, Now State Department Spends $1 Million For Sculpture

Last week I reported on the State Department spending over $400,000 for alcohol during the last fiscal year, which is triple the annual amount spent prior to the Democrats taking charge.  They also proved how fiscally irresponsible they are under John Kerry’s leadership by binge spending for booze just prior to the government shutdown in October. With millions of Americans out of work, losing their homes, families and self-respect because of the Democrats’ failing economic policies, the State Read more […]

Comedian Russell Brand Tries To Justify London Soldier Slaying

Voltaire said: “It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” Foolishness certainly isn’t a rarity; it surrounds us every day. But there is something quite special about the foolishness of celebrities. There are people everywhere that practice foolishness with impressive proficiency; but it seems as though celebrities and political figures have a special knack for it that most people don’t. Perhaps it’s because they are in the lime-light that their stupidity is magnified Read more […]