Archive for December, 2010

Someone In the Medical Establishment Gets it Right

Saturday, December 18, 2010 15:36 9 Comments

Someone call 911 (okay, don’t send me 911 jokes): I am in shock. News flash: some truth from the medical establishment. This comes from the Harvard School of Public Health: “If Americans could eliminate sugary beverages, potatoes, white bread, pasta, white rice and sugary snacks, we would wipe out almost all the problems we have with [...]

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Obama Obeseonomics

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 22:58 6 Comments

The Obamas have been obsessed with what your kids are eating …. or not eating, and Michelle Obama has made it her personal mission to federalize your child’s eating habits under the guise of fighting obesity. Of course, the government’s agenda for food is political, and it is driven by the most wealthy and powerful [...]

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Oh That Depression!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 14:10 7 Comments

There are some interesting Depression tidbits out and about lately. Most people, by now, have heard that A&P (Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company) has filed for bankruptcy. But most stories don’t mention a root cause of A&P’s financial problems – empty retail space. Crain’s Detroit Business reports that the company has been paying rent “on [...]

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Boobus Strikes Again

Saturday, December 11, 2010 6:33 3 Comments

Be reminded that we live in the land of the dumbed down, the home of the Idiocracy. Thank goodness Americans understand what is really important.

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Homeland Security Begins at Wal-Mart!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 7:32 17 Comments

If this fascist bulldyke’s pontification doesn’t ruin your day, then nothing will.

This was posted under category: The Terror State, Totalitarian Government

College Degrees From a Cereal Box

Monday, December 6, 2010 20:14 14 Comments

Yahoo Finance has published a good article on the student loan bubble-go-bust. Here’s an eye-opening snippet: Secondly, defaults have soared amid a difficult job market. In 2008, the most recent year for which data are available, nearly 3.4 million borrowers began repayment, and more than 238,000 defaulted on their loans. The number of loans that [...]

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A Bread-and-Circus Rundown

Friday, December 3, 2010 7:30 10 Comments

Since very few libertarians take it upon themselves to post on this topic, here are some miscellaneous postings. Skip Oliva has some comments on the libertarian reaction to calling out Boobus. My fellow traveler Karen DeCoster is never shy about criticizing the wasteful consumption habits of others. In response to a post from Lew Rockwell on [...]

This was posted under category: Boobus, Boom-Bubble Phenomenon

More on the Black Friday Mentality

Thursday, December 2, 2010 7:32 33 Comments

Lew Rockwell posted this email from me on LewRockwell.com following our discussion of the responses I was getting for posting about the Fed-fueled hyper-consumerism madness on his blog, as well as my own blog (and Facebook). The responses I received from tunnel-vision libertarians were pretty pathetic (as well as crazed, using very foul language). Here’s [...]

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