Category Archives: Current Events

Shares of Income – Common Left Delusions

Two big conceptual mistakes are hidden in one small graph that help the leftist delusion. 1. I do not contest the data. I have not checked them. They may be correct. I don’t know; I have another purpose. 2. People who use … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 37): Reforms I Would Favor

Note: here is Part 36. Now, here is what I, personally, a US citizen and an appreciative immigrant, as well as a small government conservative, would like to see happen: As I pointed out before, most liberals and quite a … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 36): “Merit” Defined

Note: here is Part 35. In reaction to the reality and also, of to abuses associated with the current policy, a deliberate, and more realistic doctrine of immigration has emerged on the right of the political spectrum. It asks for … Continue reading

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The Yellow Vests: Update

In the ninth weekend of demonstrations, the politics of envy seem to dominate. (Soak the rich again!) The Government must give us more money. Lower some taxes but impose or re-impose others especially the former tax on wealth. Far behind: … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 35): Merit-Based Immigration and Other Solutions

Note: here is Part 34. The long-established numerical prominence of immigration into the US via family relations makes it difficult to distinguish conceptually between legal immigration responding to matters of the heart and immigration that corresponds to hard economic, and … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 34): Toward a One-Party System?

Note: here is Part 33. There exists a prospect that continued immigration of the same form as today’s immigration could provide the Democratic Party with an eternal national majority. The US could thus become a de facto one-party state from the simple … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 33): Conservative Inadequacy with Respect to Immigration

Note: here is Part 32. Surely, in addition to those structural tendencies for immigrants’ propensity to tend left, there is a seemingly built-in electoral incompetence of conservative and other market-oriented parties. I, for example, have been waiting for years for … Continue reading

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