The Harrisburg Miasma = Pennsylvania's Miasma

The thing that gets me about the fiscal mess in Harrisburg these days.  The city is so broke it is seeking bankruptcy. Even if that does not go forward, why are they in this situation?  Is the city itself that mismanaged?  Even if you want to think so, the actual fiscal miasma they are . . . → Read More: The Harrisburg Miasma = Pennsylvania’s Miasma

Paragraphs to Ponder

From Walter E. Williams:

I believe that a person who is 65 years old and has been forced into Social Security is owed something. But the question is, Who owes it to him? Congress has spent every penny of his Social Security “contribution.” Young workers have no obligation to be fleeced in order to . . . → Read More: A Social Security Fix

There’s really no excuse for not knowing…

… that if you don’t check in with the government before wiping your bum, some idiot may blow $9,000 on extra toilet paper and blame you for it.

I’ve looked and looked and looked, and I can’t find anything in the Constitution about the airspace around POTUS being “restricted.” Nor are bullshit security theater . . . → Read More: There’s really no excuse for not knowing…

India's privatisation problem

When the UPA came to power, the word privatisation was buried, partly out of deference for the communist parties which were supporting the UPA. The sale of shares did revive after the UPA-2 commenced [history].

On a global scale, the experience with firms like British Airways and AlItalia has done a lot to persuade . . . → Read More: India’s Privatisation Problem

The Thing About Earmarks

Ever heard the one about “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing?”

The congressional earmarks saga is a tale told by charlatans trying to distract you from the Really Bad Stuff.

For those who don’t follow this stuff closely, here’s a simple version of how earmarks work:

1) . . . → Read More: The Thing About Earmarks