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San Francisco skyline

Translating Outbound U-Hauls Into Tax Revenues (Downward)

San Francisco and California have made themselves shining examples. Couldn’t happen to a better City and State. When you make yourselves unhealthy to live in from a financial standpoint, no amount of “Best weather in the US” (frankly, Hawai’i is better).

Progressivism-living-your-life

Notable Quote – “…of the Progressive Era were its greatest failures”

[Progressives of the 1930s] were determined that their vision of the managed economy should take precedence in all areas of life. Although they purported to have great sophistication on economic and social matters, their understanding of those matters was primitive, and their disdain for the evident signs of social improvement colored their vision of the …

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Riots in minneapolis

What do you expect in cities run by Democrats forever?

Ms. Burke (July 17, The Daily Sun) is apparently laboring under the delusion that regular citizens, who chose to attend the Laconia rally while armed, somehow are siphoning funds from Wu-Flu testing. What can one say to that? I’ve got nothing.

Dodge Durango Hellcat

FB Doodlings – Treehugger wants to make the Dodge Durango Hellcat illegal

Which is par for the course as Lloyd hates all “fossil fuel” cars and barely tolerates electric ones. Being a “sustainability” professor, he does believe in stuffing us all into “cities” with “walkable” neighborhoods where you would work, shop, and play. Gotta move around? Walk it or bike it – or Public transportation. Small apartments …

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Quotes

Notable Quotes – George Will

Note a contradiction in progressivism that has become steadily more severe in the century since [Woodrow] Wilson wrote. Progressivism has no objection to steady enlargement of the “conceptions of state duty.” Quite the contrary, such enlargement is the progressive agenda – the expansion of the central government’s supervision of society’s complexities. But as solicitous government permeates society …

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bloomberg gun control

Big surprise: 2020 Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg hates the Constitution

Specifically the Second Amendment – the Right to keep and bear arms.  For those that keep up with 2A things know that former NYC Mike “No Big Gulps for you!” Bloomberg, you already know that he funds his totally Astroturf’d civilian disarmament groups known as Moms Demand Action and EveryTown for Gun Safety. While he …

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