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Friday, January 1, 2016

2016: Freedom in the Balance



June 22, 2016 is the date of the last update. Read my articles:


Delegates to Both Conventions Need to Start Over from Scratch
GOP Delegates Are ‘Free’ to Choose Whomever
The ‘Rigged System’ and the F.B.I. Primary
What’s Wrong with Europe
Time and the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt
Redemption after the Apocalypse … what the?
Promethean Delegates Unbound: the ‘Nuclear Option’
The Most Important Republicans in 2016
Delegates to the Rescue in the Year of the Outsider
Nullifying the Republican Primaries
Inequality in the Personal Income Tax
Hillary Wants More of Your Money
Lurching Towards a Contested Convention
The ‘Unchecked Power’ to Tax
The Sublime Subliminal in Cinema
The Ignored Campaign Issue: the Deficit
The ‘Right Stuff’ for the Presidency
Getting ‘Medieval’ on the Top 400 Taxpayers
Dearth of ‘Systematic Thinking’ Dooms Debate
Tax Advice for GOP Presidential Candidates
The Nanny State and Adipose Rex

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The great Canadian tenor Jon Vickers died in 2015 (video tribute). Below he sings “Winterst├╝rme” from Die Walk├╝re. Vickers also excelled in the less heroic, as in this heartfelt rendition of “Ich grolle nicht.”

Thursday, January 1, 2015

2015: The Year of Second Chances

December 20, 2015 is the date of the last update. Read my articles:


Another Republican ‘Charley Brown’
Bailouts for Private Pension Funds
The End of Cinema
Europe’s Loss
Europe Cannot Begin Again
Amending the Constitution to Defend Citizenship
Is Ryan really right for the speakership?
Are We Really Stuck with ObamaCare?
Nonsense ‘Carries Through’ the Anglophonic World
Prices, Schizoid Americans, and the ‘Knowledge Problem’
The ‘Growth Fairy’ and the Federal Deficit
‘Undocumented Americans’ and the Nation’s Data
Anchor This!
Taxes, Trump, and Shifting the Economy out of Neutral
Not Your Father’s 14th Amendment
Why Is Health Insurance So Expensive?
Why We Watch the Movies
The President Invokes ‘Logic’ over the Iran Deal
Selecting a Nominee: Why Not Laura?
The Presidential Primary System and What To Do About It
The Price of Health Insurance and the Tenth Amendment
Incoherence, Thy Name Is ObamaCare
What Exactly Is an ‘Entitlement’?
Subsidies and the Price of Health Insurance
The Income Taxes of the Bottom Half
Flat Tax Fantasies
The Rubio Tax Plan Asks for Grief
The ‘Total Cost’ to the Individual of ObamaCare
Liars in High Places
On the Accuracy of Information in the Information Age
Changing Your Vote on ObamaCare
The Fate of ObamaCare: Let the People Decide It
ObamaCare at the Crossroads
Universal Healthcare: Who Really Pays?
A ‘Level Playing Field’ for the Super Bowl
The ‘Obama Debt’ in Context
The Power of Hypotheticals
A 50-year-old Movie More Relevant than Ever
H&R Block and Your 2014 Taxes under ObamaCare


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Here’s a short clip from A Room with a View. As Miss Honeychurch ascends the hill, you’ll hear Puccini’s “Chi il bel sogno di Doretta” as sung by Kiri Te Kanawa: