Monthly Archives: December 2009

THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS?

Well, here’s the latest propaganda from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Glance over it and then break out your calculator. I promise to keep it nice and easy as we go through this step by step. Do you remember May … Continue reading

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I BELIEVE AROUND 75 PERCENT

Of the one or two the peer reviewed studies I read each week. Provided of course they are not based on implausible premises. Hand me a paper that says we can be land on the planet nearest our star next … Continue reading

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A CLEAR EXPLANATION OF THE SENATE HEALTH CARE SCAM

Dick Morris provides a remarkably clear overview of a deliberately muddled Senate Health care bill. As Morris says, the pain starts at once. The gain is deferred until 2014, spreading six years of spending over ten years of taxing, therefore … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS STORY FROM 1944

Gypsies get a bad rap. Like every other group in the world, there are good ones and bad ones. Some folks call them human trash, and few really like them. That is strange, considering the Rom or Roma once built … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS TOAST TO ALL

Slainte! And a song for ourselves. And a song for the Reason for the Season: Stranger

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CHRISTMAS IS HERE

I’m too lazy to look up all the proper letters so “Julen ar har,” Yule is here, Christmas is here. Indeed it is, and here’s a proper Christmas song that has not been done to death in the stores: Stranger

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A POLITICAL CHALK TALK

From 1948 comes this Encyclopedia Britannica video clip, as pertinent today as it was 61 years ago: Stranger

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STEAM FOREVER

The Daily Mail reports that the only passenger train currently running in England is the Tornado, a £3million Peppercorn class A1 Pacific, was able to withstand the snow and ice that brought much of the South East to a standstill … Continue reading

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OBAMA TO VACATION IN HAWAII

According to Time, Obama is set to begin his Hawaiian vacation. I bet he does not spend much time outside. As the proverb says, “Those with a head of wax should avoid the sun.” Stranger

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CHRISTMAS OF 1944

Hans A. von Spakovsky has a reminder of just how lucky we are in America. Here’s a story from a desperate time long ago and far away; from Breslau in 1944. It’s well worth the few minutes to read. I … Continue reading

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