Archive for February, 2016

It’s Uber’s Fault, Part 2

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:43 No Comments

No sooner did I post this about the latest attack on Uber, then this hit my Twitter feed: “What is Uber Actually Doing to Keep Riders Safe?” Mother Jones and other anti-everything media outlets will have a field day on this Uber-gun combo regarding the Kalamazoo shooter. To quote: During the ride: In the event of [...]

This was posted under category: A Culture of Fear

It’s Uber’s Fault

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:16 2 Comments

Do you notice how they keep defining the insane Kalamazoo shooter as an “Uber driver”? This association is for the exact purpose of tainting Uber. The guy was ‘barely’ a Uber driver, and it certainly does not define him, but the association is part of a perpetual campaign against the privateers who dare to challenge [...]

This was posted under category: A Culture of Fear

The Collapse of Gender Sanity

Sunday, February 21, 2016 7:25 No Comments

Rachel Lu, a philosopher from Cornell, with a fantastic piece on the war against nature and common sense. With schools banning the concepts of “boyhood” and “girlhood,” single-sex restrooms being treated as an affront, and even the Olympics allowing anatomical males to compete in women’s events, American gender politics has reached freakish levels of absurdity. If there [...]

This was posted under category: Feminism

General Motors Borrowing Dough to Fund Pension Liability

Friday, February 19, 2016 18:19 No Comments

The headlines have been going all happy on the Big Three and their record auto sales in 2015. This here is as foolish as it gets: Those in the automotive industry and pretty much everyone in Michigan needs to step back and appreciate this: For the Detroit Three and anyone involved in the car industry, these are the [...]

This was posted under category: Automobile Industry

Gender Identity By Force

Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:14 1 Comment

Like I was writing a dozen+ years ago, a new tyranny is fully upon us as political correctness further “evolves.” Gender identity political coercion (I repeat myself) is here to stay. Note below, the use of “unrealistic fear.” If you do not submit, you are called out as the intolerant one, the crazy one, the “angry” [...]

This was posted under category: political correctness

Monopoly Joins the War on Cash

Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:27 No Comments

With its cashless version of electronic banking Monopoly. Is there anything worse in a game of Monopoly than thinking you’ve bankrupted another player only to discover they have a secret stash of cash hidden away? That’s no longer an option with the new Monopoly Ultimate Banking edition that uses a tiny ATM to keep track [...]

This was posted under category: Economics

Deconstructing Whiteness for Higher Education

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:32 No Comments

Northwestern University, considered an elite educational institution, is offering a “Deconstructing Whiteness” course for its students who pay between $50,000 – $70,000 per year for an undergraduate degree. This is described as a “6-part workshop series for undergraduate students who self-identify as white.” Students may not opt out of any of the six parts once [...]

This was posted under category: Education, Race Wars

Why Elected Thieves and Redistributionist Special Interests Hate Apple

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10:26 No Comments

Apple has been coming under fire in the media, again, for its cash-rich financial position. A couple of months ago, CEO Tim Cook was on 60 Minutes deflecting criticism concerning the company’s reputation as a “tax avoider.” Apple has been accused of engaging in a “sophisticated scheme to pay little or no taxes” by engaging in [...]

This was posted under category: Tax Tyranny

Trump: A Takeover Expert, Indeed

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 5:46 No Comments

One reason I enjoy this presidential campaign is that there is always something to make me laugh. This happened.

This was posted under category: Politics

“It Isn’t 2008″: Greatest Hits & Headlines

Sunday, February 14, 2016 7:21 No Comments

Pater Tenebrarum puts together a hilarious piece on the media “awareness campaign” to remind us that it isn’t 2008.

This was posted under category: Financial Markets