Tag Archives: decay

The Moral Imperative of Immigration

Canada is getting refugees and it was immediately decided that all goodthinking people will cheer this development because, of course, only badthinking people could possibly oppose or even have reservations. So I guess *this* isn’t one of those news items … Continue reading

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The Right Class Warfare

In case you are wondering how it works, this is how a little bit of very reasonable cronyism can make vast swathes of the population worse off. Politicians and intellectuals often champion market competition—but what they mean by that is … Continue reading

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Misandry Bubble

Linked to it here. Now excerpted down to 5 pages.

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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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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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I’d Hate to Say I Told You So

…but it’s not true: I love to say “I told you so.” It’s just that I do sincerely wish I had been wrong and Kaliner had been right. I find myself at odds now with a lot of proponents of … Continue reading

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