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Saturday, January 1, 2022

2022: Make America Serious Again

November 30, 2022 is the date of the last update. Video below:

Citizenship and Intervening in Elections

Duty and Democracy

A song for patriots

Inflation, Shutdowns, and Trending Authoritarianism

Quagmires in the Fed’s War on Inflation

Redefining ‘Recession’ for the Little People

Will the Fed Do the Right Thing on Inflation?

Cancel Culture for Serious People

Inflation: raise rates or sell assets

Inflation: Negotiating with Reality

Helping the Greenies Understand Fossil Fuels

Supply chains and the energy that fuels them

A chess champ opines on Putin

The Power of One Man over a Slavish People

What to do about what's really stoking inflation

Children of the Corn and the Fraud of Renewable Energy

Biden’s War with Prices

Working Folks and the Poodle of Congress

How Mike Pence Fell Short on January 6

The 2022 Outlook for the U.S. Oil Industry

The right price for a barrel of oil

The Price of Recovery for U.S. Oil

Living in the Long Emergency

COVID-19 and the Profitability of U.S. Oil

The Price Of Energy Independence

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A Nation of Queuers Cannot Stand

So You Think You Understand Language

Exciting New Discovery Challenges Conventional Wisdom

Nonsense ‘Carries Through’ the Anglophonic World

All that Glitters Is Not What?

What Makes the ‘Greatest Film of All Time’ So Great?

Helping Lawyers with Their Prose

H.W. Fowler and the History of an Error

British Linguists Mangle Logic

Fun with Negation

A Most Singular Woman

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A great scene from "Contempt'

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

2020: Either Socialism or the Founders

Many Americans have heard the rapturous music here; it’s been used in a bunch of movies, like the Coen Bros.' Hudsucker Proxy. Here we have the source of that wonderful music, Khachaturian’s ballet Spartacus. The ballerina is Anna Nikulina. There’s a moment at the 5:55 point where she shows her uncommon strength, and the audience erupts in appreciation. What a gorgeous dancer; what a woman:

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

2019: Divided Government for a Divided America

December 9, 2019 is the date of the last update. Read my articles:

David Horowitz reminds us of our founding
Correcting Voters’ Mistakes
Property, Obamacare, and Liz Warren's Wealth Tax
When Does Serial Lying Become Disqualifying, Liz?
Warren's Money Grab: A Tax on Net Worth
The ‘Moderates’ in the Democrat Field
The Limitations of Economics
Does Sovereign Debt Matter?
Bailouts for Pensions -- ‘Through No Fault of Their Own’
Trump’s ‘Accidental’ Win on the Citizenship Question
Counting Foreigners in the U.S. Census
The Senseless Census: A Solution
How to Twist Numbers on the Economy
Congress Is Dysfunctional, So Send in the Cavalry
Roy Moore and What Political Parties Should Be
Big Money for Big Government: the MMT Debate Continues
Windmills versus nuclear energy
Variations on a Speech for the Ages
How Congress ‘Extends the Life’ of Social Security
Would Stronger Parties Produce Better Candidates?
Preparing for 2020 in Our So-called ‘Democracy’
A Powerful Film Defies the History Books
Transfer Payments and Touching the ‘Third Rail’
Truth or Lie: Social Security Doesn’t Add to the Debt
The Hijacking of a Presidential Election
After Lehman's Collapse: A Decade of Delay
Democrats Now Share Responsibility for the 2019 Deficit

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Waltraud Meier is one classy gal. And she can sing, too. Here she sings the “Liebestod” from Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde: