Monthly Archives: February 2011

Liberals and Conservatives

The United States was founded when the colonists revolted against the greed and privilege of the English aristocracy, who continually sucked wealth from English citizens and the colonials.  It was not merely a case of being against taxes per se, … Continue reading

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Received Wisdom

“Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket; and do not pull it out and strike it, merely to show that you have one.”    Lord Chesterfield … Continue reading

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Memory

The media tend to be highly conventional, if not downright stereotypical.  Once a person or event enters the news, that person or event will often continue to dominate the airwaves or front page for days or weeks until something strikingly … Continue reading

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Global Warming

If you were an investor, trying to accumulate wealth to pass on to your heirs and someone predicted that the stock market was about to collapse, would you shrug your shoulders and ignore the potential risk?  The prudent thing to … Continue reading

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On Laws, Regulations and Freedom

Without enforceable rules, no sport or game would make any sense whatsoever. The same is true of our business and social activities. If you have never cheated at a game, then you know how important rules are and believe in … Continue reading

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On Taxes

There are no taxes in communist countries, the government owns everything.

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On Bigotry

No matter how different or unique some of you may think you are, you can always find something of us in yourselves. Just cover the “y.”

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