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Monday, October 31, 2011

Justice

Schadenfreude is not an admirable emotion.  But Jon Corzine deserves his misfortune.

As a Goldman Sachs partner he became immensely wealthy, as did his colleague Robert Rubin, who became Treasury Secretary under President Clinton.  Mr. Corzine became a United State Senator, a role in which he did his best to further our national bankruptcy with liberal-progressive-socialist deficit spending.  Later, as governor, he essentially bankrupted the state of New Jersey.

Now, displaying the same degree of imprudence, he has driven MF Global, his broker-dealer firm, into bankruptcy.  At least he has finally done to his own money what he did his best, as a leading liberal-progressive, to do to the rest of us.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Two Sides To Every Question

Fact and Allah-Gorical fantasy (the delusion that Al Gore is a god capable of determining the world’s climate decades into the future) that verges into deceit.

Liberal-progressives don’t care about the truth.  They lust for the power to control everybody else, the power that derives from controlling sources and uses of all the world’s energy.

 

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/30 at 01:29 PM
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Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Prudent Federal Reserve System

President Nixon severed our last link with sound money in 1971, when he arbitrarily took the United States off the Bretton Woods version of a gold standard.

President Franklin Roosevelt began abandonment of prudence in 1933, when he arbitrarily reneged on contractual promises that Federal debts, including paper currency, had to be paid in gold at the holder’s option (see How FDR Destroyed the Dollar).  Until 1933, the U. S. dollar was the among the strongest and most stable currencies in the world.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/29 at 06:03 PM
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Friday, October 28, 2011

Sanity Makes a Comeback

Governments no longer can avoid confrontation with the destructive costs of green energy and other forms of rampant environmentalism.


The Great Green Energy Crack-Up

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/28 at 12:32 AM
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Who’s the biggest comedian of all?

Joe Biden has to rank near the top of the list of politicians who entertain us with foot-in-mouth contortions.  None of the Republican candidates can lay a glove on his almost 40-year record of comical verbal blunders and outright fabrications.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Fed’s Policy Blinders And Blunders

The Federal Reserve attempts more than it can accomplish or should attempt, but neglects what should be its primary duty: maintaining a sound dollar.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/26 at 11:45 PM
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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Obama Creates Jobs—In Finland

Finns call summer the green winter.  Maybe that led comrade Obama to give them “green” jobs funding.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/22 at 10:38 PM
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Buying A Pig In A Poke

Obama Is A Losing Bet On The Economy

A prominent supporter of the Democrat/Socialist Party assesses the negative impact of Obama administration policies and rhetoric. I strongly oppose the gambling industry in which Mr. Wynn’s company is a major player, but from a purely business and job-creation standpoint, he is on the money.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 10/22 at 07:27 PM
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Friday, October 21, 2011

The Daily Liar

Democrat/Socialist Party campaign tactic: the only thing you can do is lie when your record in office is disastrous.

Washington Post Fact Checker: