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by | Oct 4, 2022

I’ll just confess this up front, for reasons I’ll outline in just a second. I’m on a huge Kurt Schlichter kick at the moment. Over the weekend I finished his latest political book We’ll Be Back: The Fall and Rise…

by | Sep 24, 2022

The top news story in Washington and with big media nationwide is that the multi-billion dollar mis-named Inflation Reduction Act and other policy victories will not only solve inflation but everything from global warming (or is that climate change?) to…

by | Apr 3, 2022

Walt Disney established the Disney Company in 1923 for the sole purpose of entertaining children with fun-loving characters. It is one of the most iconic companies in the world, loved by most families. Disney’s theme parks are an important vacation…

by | Feb 4, 2022

I never engage in any activity that Winston Churchill would not have taken up. The old grouch from Woodstock despised anything but polo, and would no doubt be unamused with the whole business of sitting crossed-legged and rolling your eyes….

by | May 11, 2021

There will be other commemorations of Napoleon Bonaparte down the road, on the occasion of his 250th this or that, but it is worth remembering, as Americans, that it is not necessarily a sign of pathetic nostalgia for a people…

by | Apr 23, 2020

Today English Brexiteers celebrate St. George’s Day in memory of the patron saint of England. The coronavirus shutdown mandates minimal festivities, so this year there will be none of the street parties and local parades that have sprung up since…

by | Feb 22, 2020

As free trade and markets are increasingly vilified today by the political Left and Right alike, the ideas of Adam Smith, author of the famed Wealth of Nations and sometimes called the Father of Capitalism, are also tarnished.  It’s worth noting…

by and | Jul 31, 2019

Free enterprise uses a simple conjuring trick to great effect: It gives people what they want. Still more, it is constantly coming up with new things they like even better. Think of the development of smart phones, online commerce, Google,…

by | Oct 11, 2018

For about the millionth time the siren song of socialism is alluring the gullible. Even though socialism has a perfect record of disasters it continues to rise from the grave. Today it’s manifested in the young socialist challengers in Democrat…

by | Aug 8, 2017

Baldrick, of Blackadder fame, a member of Team Brexit? Who knew? For the uninitiated, Blackadder is a British comedy series, starring Rowan Atkinson (of Mr. Bean fame) in the title role, as various scheming rogues through the march of history….

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