Nov
30

They didn't buy into the Keynesian fantasy

What is Austria's secret? Ever heard of the Austrian School of Economics? Embedded Link The Austrian Miracle – By Dardis McNamee VIENNA — Walking through the beautiful and bustling streets of central Vienna, one finds it hard to imagine that elsewhere in Europe thousands of demonstrators are taking to other streets to protest c… Google+:… Continue reading »

Nov
29

Interesting research

I wonder what it would do to the population curves around the world if it turns out to be safe, effective and cheap? Embedded Link First gene therapy successful against aging-associated decline: Mouse lifespan extended up to 24% with a single treatment A new study consisting of inducing cells to express telomerase, the enzyme which… Continue reading »

Nov
28

What if?

Our elites would stop trying to preserve the little tiny bit of the planet they have behind their walled estates and get on with the destruction. Embedded Link What If NASA Could Figure Out the Math of a Workable Warp Drive? A new line of research hopes to drastically reduce the amount of energy required… Continue reading »

Nov
27

That rather sums it up.

That rather sums it up. Embedded Link www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user3303/imageroot/2012/11-2/20121127_LostDecade.png Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
26

Another quaint historical curiosity.

Another quaint historical curiosity. Google+: Reshared 5 times Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
26

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting

– Edmund Burke Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
25

Begins to diverge with the closing of the gold window and then really takes off after…

Begins to diverge with the closing of the gold window and then really takes off after the Reagan tax cuts once the rich figured out they could extract the equity in their businesses without paying taxes. Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
24

The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the other way around….

The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the other way around. – Gaylord Nelson Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
24

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Nov
23

15 years four gang raping an 11 year old girl

Life in prison for embarrassing a pretentious foreign policy analysis firm. Glad we have our priorities straight. http://rt.com/usa/news/anonymous-stratfor-hammond-judge-440/ Embedded Link Four more men in gang rape of 11-year-old Texas girl sentenced to 15 years each Four men who pleaded guilty in the repeated sexual assault of an 11-year-old Texas girl were each sentenced Friday to… Continue reading »

Nov
23

It is interesting that every story you hear about the economic past describes how…

It is interesting that every story you hear about the economic past describes how the US built its greatness on the free market but every individual instance of economic history that I read tells a story that is the exact opposite. The US built their economic power using the same model as the British. Resource… Continue reading »

Nov
23

It is time to dethrone economics

Modern economics at its worst is ideologically driven by people who pursue false premises to absurd conclusions, and like their religious and political predecessors come to believe that those who disagree are driven by ‘woeful ignorance or intentional disregard’. Embedded Link Economics does it have any use? | No Straight Lines Review of the book… Continue reading »

Nov
21

All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way

People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. – George Orwell Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
21

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort…

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
21

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Nov
20

That would solve the corporate problem

What about government? Why isn't the insurance industry already insisting on psychopathic screening of senior managers for the companies they are covering? The rationale would be straightforward: psychopathy is a leading indicator of illegal or reckless behavior. Psychopaths should be excluded from positions that legally require fiduciary responsibility in the same way that blind people… Continue reading »

Nov
20

Many are called but few get up

– Oliver Herford Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
19

Economics is too important to be left to economists

– The Archbishop of Canterbury Google+: View post on Google+

Nov
19

The day after you shut off your television…

The day after you shut off your television… Embedded Link Suppression of dissent – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Suppression of dissent occurs when an individual or group which is more powerful than another tries to directly or indirectly censor, persecute or otherwise oppress the other party, rather than engage… Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View… Continue reading »

Nov
19

It is necessary to destroy hope, idealism, solidarity, and concern for the poor and…

It is necessary to destroy hope, idealism, solidarity, and concern for the poor and oppressed, to replace these dangerous feelings by self-centred egoism, a pervasive cynicism that holds that all change is for the worse, so that one should simply accept the state capitalist order with its inherent inequities and oppression as the best that… Continue reading »

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