Z Man on Oligrachy and the Theory of Egalitarian Collectivism

The nation-state was the recognition that human identity groups were the basis of human organization. A stable country like Great Britain had a common language and history. Identity groups like Welsh and English were sublimated to the British identity. Even so, they had their own cultural spheres that were tolerated and respected by the whole.Continue reading “Z Man on Oligrachy and the Theory of Egalitarian Collectivism”

The Sock Puppet Administration – NOT “The Onion”

This is not a joke though it is pretty funny: Kamala Harris says the West Virginia coal miners who have lost their jobs because of the policies she and Joe Biden are pushing can be trained to reclaim “abandoned land mines.” “Job creation around, for example, all of those skilled workers who are in theContinue reading “The Sock Puppet Administration – NOT “The Onion””

The Life Cycle of a Swamp Creature

From American Thinker: It doesn’t take Nostradamus or Carnac to figure out how the next two years will play out for Wyoming’s lone Congressional representative Liz Cheney. It simply takes a little observation of — and interaction with — the Swamp.  As an outside the beltway sometimes political operative and consultant, I’ve had the unhappinessContinue reading “The Life Cycle of a Swamp Creature”

Racketeering

Open The Books: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. disclosed that it has received $269.4 million in federal funding since 2016 – including $42 million in grants and last year’s $25 million coronavirus earmark that was mostly used for payroll. Even during the 2020 pandemic, the Center grew their net assets by $3.3Continue reading “Racketeering”

Variability as Climate Change Driver

Per Roy Spencer: Significantly, extrapolating to zero population density would give essentially no warming in the United States during 1973-2011. As we shall see (below) official temperature datasets say this period had a substantial warming trend, consistent with the warming in the highest population density locations. How can one explain this result other than, atContinue reading “Variability as Climate Change Driver”

The M2 Is All You Need to Know

Alistair Lacleod: From last March until today, we can see a total of $8 trillion worth of QE (money printing) required to pay for all the programs, and that includes Biden’s $1.9 trillion, which I know has not been authorized—yet.  The figures are enormous.  There is absolutely no way that the dollar can hold itsContinue reading “The M2 Is All You Need to Know”

A Case for the China Virus (aka SARS-CoV-2) as a Lab Artifact

From the press release: “The purpose of the analysis was to determine the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Beginning with a likelihood of 98.2% that it was a zoonotic jump from nature with only a 1.2% probability it was a laboratory escape, twenty-six different, independent facts and evidence were examined systematically. TheContinue reading “A Case for the China Virus (aka SARS-CoV-2) as a Lab Artifact”

High Prices and Low Supply

This is the 4th straight monthly decline, while contract signings are still up 22.8% from a year earlier on an unadjusted basis. By region, pending home sales declined 3.6% in the Midwest, the fourth straight decrease. In the largest U.S. region — the South — contract signings edged up 0.1%. Pending sales were unchanged in the West andContinue reading “High Prices and Low Supply”