At Last! The "Conservative Welfare State" We Always Wanted!

When I tell people about the father of the modern GOP, Irving Kristol’s book, Neo-Conservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, about his successful efforts over the years to transform the Republican party into a “truly political party” that did not worry so much about balancing the budget as controlling it, they are often shocked. But … Read more

Nepotism, Cronyism & Corruption

From today’s Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Son-in-Law Could Face His Own Conflict-of-Interest Questions Even as an unpaid adviser, Jared Kushner’s financing arrangements for his real-estate firm could draw scrutiny The real-estate company controlled by Jared Kushner, President-elect Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has hundreds of millions of dollars in loans outstanding from domestic and foreign financial … Read more

Our Tax Dollars Destroying Jobs

The Wall Street Journal today ran a story about gigantic touchscreens appearing in hundreds of McDonald’s in California, New York and Florida. The article was about the technology and the implication, of course, is that we free marketers should rejoice in progress even at the expense of jobs. My problem with this assumption is that … Read more

Propaganda Report Episode 13: I Want To Know The Truth!

Monday November 28, 2016 – Information overload, emotionalism, the search for truth in our pseudo reality, and much more on this 13th episode of the Propaganda Report. Caution: Do not listen to this episode in the presence of children! (It’s not what you think–nothing unsavory, it’s just that Binkley made some indiscreet comments about the … Read more

Trump vs Clinton II "The Recount"

In the highly anticipated 1996 heavyweight championship bout between two giants of boxing, Evander Holyfield pulled off the upset against Iron Mike Tyson. This set the stage for the even more highly anticipated rematch. Holyfield vs Tyson II, aka, “The Sound and The Fury” would become, at that time, the highest grossing boxing match in … Read more

Shocker! Hillary Goes Low

What a shocker! Not that Castro shorted out……that Hillary’s campaign will take part in the recount. The whole reason Jill Stein initiated the process is so that Hillary could say she accepted the elections results……that she took the high road until she was dragged kicking and fainting into to the recount process. You know what … Read more

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