Monthly Archives: August 2015

Finally! Facts.

In case you had been wondering what the facts are to support those fevered accusations against Harper: running from debates, dictator, “active promotion of ignorance”, here they are. Plus a couple of scraps of detail on Duffy. Advertisements

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Persuasion and the Value Proposition

Dilbert author, Scott Adams says Trump is a clown genius. (sept’15) Adams has been talking about Trump a lot. Gillespie is now analyzing him in terms of game.

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Found on the Bottom of the Memory Hole

A few reminders about the Iraq war: It was not primarily about WMDs Bush didn’t lie about WMDs Democrat pre-war rhetoric was at least as aggressive as Republican Iraq circa 2008 (especially 2012) was a won war Bush did not … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Economics

The welfare trap is deeper than I ever imagined. The welfare trap occurs when a person goes on welfare and finds herself stuck: where working harder provides no benefit, or actually costs money. Repeat: the welfare system makes it so … Continue reading

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Clean, Fresh Clarity

American politics laid out plainly in rollicking hyperbolic caricature — PJ O’Rourke at his best: They Hate Your Guts. Parting wisdom: stay away from politics and vote for less of it.

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