Perverse Incentives – How Gov. Meddling Drives up the Cost of Health Care

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2018

The State claims to be looking out for your health care interests but like everything else they are not. They are building cartels that reward cronies and rent-seekers who then reward their political allies in government. ObamaCare, Medicaid, and Medicaid expansion are not well-meaning safety-net programs. They are wealth redirection schemes that enrich cartels, and politicians […]

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So Let’s Call It A “Duty” Not A Tariff – All Better Now

by Ed Naile March 18, 2018

The International Monetary Fund guru says no one wins a trade war! But that leaves out the other part of international trade, a part I hoped the self-important monetary heard might have an answer for. Who wins the “Dumping War” we have been losing for so long?

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Obama: “And, the 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back, because, the Cold War’s been over for 20 years”

by Skip March 18, 2018

Yet, what country has been overwhelming the news reports since Trump was inaugurated?  With all due respect to The Brady Bunch” “Russia, Russia, Russia”.  And Russia seems to be hellbent at reconstituting the Cold War as well.  They are turning out to be the global foes that Romney maintained they still were. That said, if […]

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Trump Puts 30% U.S. Tariff on Imported Solar Panels – China Moves Manufacturing to the US

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2018

Democrats better hang on to their s**tholes because Trump just hit another one out of the park. Just one week after the Trump administration announced a massive 30% tariff on imported solar panels, one of China’s largest solar panel manufacturers announced plans to open a manufacturing plant in the United States. The company, JinkoSolar, said on Monday […]

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Data Point – about that Paris Agreement?

by Skip July 3, 2017

I thought that coal was bad and set up the “WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!”, right? That “everyone had to do their part”.  SUCH shock and rancor that the US simply decided not to self-immolate its economy – where’s all the uproar about this? 1,600 new coal-fired power plants are planned or under construction in 62 […]

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State Department Employee With Top Secret Clearance Arrested

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2017

A woman with top secret clearance was accepting gifts and benefits from the Chinese in exchange for, (DoJ) “Candace Marie Claiborne is a U.S. State Department employee who possesses a Top Secret security clearance and allegedly failed to report her contacts with Chinese foreign intelligence agents who provided her with thousands of dollars of gifts […]

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Clinton’s Pantsuits are Made in Bangladesh…

by Steve MacDonald August 7, 2016
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(The Hill) Don’t you find it hypocritical that Clinton stands in front of a Colorado tie company (full of refugee non-American workers) to point out that Donald Trump makes his ties in China and suits in Mexico. While she wears clothing from designers who manufacture most of theirs in China, Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka?

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Racism: Not American nor Black and White

by Scott Morales June 3, 2016

Racism is real. I know it is. I’ve witnessed it from a few different groups against a few others. Personally, I think it’s brought about by embracing ignorance and illiteracy, but that’s my opinion based on nothing but my own observation.  Racism is not a one way street. And it is not only white against […]

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Blogline of the Day: China and manufacturing

by Skip April 23, 2016

China is ‘celebrating’ U.S. efforts to reduce its carbon emissions because ‘they will end up inheriting’ much of America’s manufacturing base.” -Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (H/T: Instapundit)

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One reason I’m a Conservatarian and not a Libertarian

by Skip April 10, 2016

I have always been skeptical on the Libertarian stance that if the US just concentrated on Free Trade with all other countries, military incursions will be greatly reduced and maybe to zero as you don’t fight with your trade partners.  So for them (former Ron and to a less extent, Rand Paul supporters), we really could […]

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Bad Haier Day – GE Appliance Division Sold

by Mike January 15, 2016

Chinese Invasion Of The American Kitchen! WSJ Reports General Electric Co. is near a deal to sell its appliance business to China’s Haier Group for more than $4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, after GE’s previous effort to sell the unit for a lower amount was blocked by antitrust regulators. The Chinese […]

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What WOULD It Take To Get Chris Sununu to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood?

by Steve MacDonald July 24, 2015
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Executive Councilor Chris Sununu has voted to fund Planned Parenthood in the past so it is not unreasonable to think he’d do so in the future.  That is until recent revelations about strategic organ farming by its abortion doctors became common knowledge. That sort of thing might cause you to have a change of heart, (or […]

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Trying To Keep Up With Obama’s Scandals…

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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From this weeks Goldberg File – Jonah Goldberg’s point on the problem of trying to keep up with Obama’s Scandals…(emphasis mine) It is always remarkable to me — which is why I am remarking upon it — how the only way this president can be rescued from a bad news cycle is if an even […]

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Victor Davis Hanson – The Irony Of Obama’s Fall To Earth

by Steve MacDonald February 9, 2014
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How US elections have consequences…for the world NRO Then came the waxen Obama soaring on hope and change, the president who would remake the world along the lines envisioned in a college faculty lounge or a Chicago organizing session. Obama was not a Buchananite isolationist who would be easy for Europeans to caricature. Rather, he […]

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Where’s The Gold? The Risk To The Dollar From The Shift

by Mike August 9, 2013

GrokTalk! This week – I’ll cover the strange conundrums of the gold and currency markets, such as:

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Good thing he’s got his own plane…

by Susan Olsen June 9, 2013

Via Ace:

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The Second Amendment in China. (WHAAT?)

by Tim Condon April 28, 2013

This just in from the BBC. It happened days ago in Xinjiang province, China, where “officials described as community workers searched homes for weapons.” What happened? It started when “three officials were killed as they were investigating reports of suspicious individuals at the home of a local resident.” And then…

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The U.S. government joins China to target an American newspaper….

by Tim Condon March 18, 2013

Well, well, well: President Obama, U.S. Attorney General Holder, and the Chinese communist dictatorship have teamed up to attack an American newspaper, using a little-known federal law. Coincidentally, no doubt, it’s a newspaper that doesn’t openly support any of the three (unlike, say, the Washington Post or the New York Times). Read all about it. (And […]

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Exorbitant Privilege vs Pushing On A String: The Decline Of The Dollar

by Mike January 21, 2013

It can’t happen here; We’re too big (to fail?); The whole world wants Dollars; We could never become The Weimar Republic/ Zimbabwe/ Greece/ 1960s Britain… After all, OUR financial wizards are too smart to let that happen! Not so much! Just because Ron Paul has been telling us for a long time that the Federal […]

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Obama: “I Want Wind Turbines Manufactured Here In China.”

by Steve MacDonald October 25, 2012

Biden-Mouth Disease Breitbart TV

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Don’t Think The Debt Matters, Think Again

by Scott Morales October 19, 2012

We’re $16,000,000,000,000 in debt. Don’t think it matters?  Consider this: who owns the debt, and what is going to happen when they collect?  How are government programs going to remain funded when interest payments on the debt begins to siphon off those funds into coffers of the bondholders?  Ask yourself this question again after you’ve […]

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Is That a Suntan, or Just a Bad Case of CFL-Burn?

by Mike July 25, 2012

Perhaps those of us who looked askance at the Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb may have been right to worry in more ways than one…. Not only are there the HazMat cleanup methods if you should ever break one, but researchers have discovered that CFLs can expose users to enough UV to cause skin damage: “Our study […]

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Planned Parenthood – Gendercide? Yeah, We Can Do That. [Updated]

by Steve MacDonald May 29, 2012

The process of moving the culture to the left continues apace.   A recent undercover video reveals that Planned non-Parenthood (PP) is willing and able to engage in the lefts long love affair with eugenics.  That is, to use whatever resources are at its disposal to craft the genetic make up of future generations. Eugenics was […]

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Low Road To China

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2010

Carol believes what she has been told by Nancy Pelosi and the influence peddlers in her own party, believes it so strongly that she could never be bothered to accept that the truth was anything more than the opposition “pushing back.”

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Can I Get You Some Vote Fraud With That Today?

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2010

Dan McGuire got an earful from William Gardner, the New Hampshire Secretary of State, just the other day.  According to Bill the Obama government has been pushing hard against the states.  The Bureaucracy is trying to tell everyone how to run their voting operations.  Why should we be surprised by that? And it looks like […]

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