Category Archives: Politics

The worst “Recovery” in U.S. History

So what are all those people who dropped out of the labor force doing? Our economy has gone Galt, just not in the way Ayn Rand suggested. Update: Then there’s this piece of hope from Sarah Hoyt.

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The Coming Acopalypse

Sarah Hoyt has a great post discussing the feeling of sudden and catastrophic change that seems to hang over the world at this point. In the meantime, at Sound Church we are using the hoopla about the Mayan calendar as … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics, Western Style

Sarah Hoyt posted today with her usual high quality look at how hp things got to where we are today. She also has good advice, pointing out that there are differences between Americans and others. This time she looks at … Continue reading

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Carrying Capacity

Seth Godin has an excellent post discussing the natural limits of a business, and how we need to think about those limits as we work to grow it. One side comment in that post relates to the carrying capacity of … Continue reading

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In Case You’re wondering what the Tea Parties are about

This graph shows the profligate spending of an out of control government: The Republicans didn’t do too well, but this level of spending by the Democrats (starting with the 08 budget year by the way) is beyond irresponsible. (via Instapundit … Continue reading

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The Moral Bankruptcy of the left

Megan McArdle has a great article showing the moral bankruptcy of the logic that our leaders seem to be using today. But second of all, just as there is no way to tax a corporation, there is no way to … Continue reading

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What were they thinking?

I’m not generally an apologist for Bush or the latest incarnation of Republicrats, but this certainly proves who was unwilling to deal with the problems at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac when they could have been dealt with. Technorati Tags: … Continue reading

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I Look at the current economic situation in context

Apparently many people like to say that the current economic situation is the worst since the great depression. While that makes for great headlines, and plays to the Democrats story, it’s not the truth. Small Business Labs has a blog … Continue reading

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Analog and the Economy

Stanley Schmidt had another interesting editorial in the November 2008 Analog magazine. he discusses disruptive technologies and ideas that seem to have a life of their own without any rational for their continued existence. Overall, the article was good and … Continue reading

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Is “Creation Science” Science?

Via Phil Platt at the Bad Astronomy blog, I saw this smack down of Creationist Andy Schlafly by Richard Lenski of Michigan State University. I have in the past been squarely in the Creationist camp. I’ve seen more and more … Continue reading

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