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Dear Millenials:

Many of you seem to prepare to vote for Mrs Clinton in spite of what she and her allies did to the once promising candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. It seems also that accumulating evidence of her corruption has little effect … Continue reading

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Millenials Will Vote for Sanders: Not Understanding Economic Growth

A 25-year old voting this season was born in 1991. Most likely, he has no personal recollection of a prosperous America. The last time the US economy grew by more than 3% was 2005, when he was nine years old. … Continue reading

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The Disaster: A Teenage Victory

Last Tuesday (11/6/2012) there was a vote about the future and the teenagers won. They now have the keys to the family car. I have never in my life so wanted to be wrong in my judgment. Here it is: … Continue reading

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My Obamist Friends: Pop-Sociology Updated 9/16/12

Another bad jobs report the morning right after President Obama’s triumphant speech. He couldn’t know yesterday about the dismal job report. Or, if he did have advanced knowledge, it did not make any difference. His declarations bear little systematic relationship … Continue reading

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Growth of Government Impoverishes You: Striking Evidence from Research

Growth of Government Impoverishes You: Striking Evidence from Research Conservatives in both major parties feel an instinctive distaste for large government. It’s contrary to our constitutional tradition for one thing. For another, one does not enjoy paying taxes to a … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Domestic Triumphs on the Eve of Independence Day

A couple of days ago, I summed up the Obama administration’s foreign policy for you (6/30/10 “Obama’s Wars – and Not Wars”). That was the bright side. This is still a sunny summer. I am as lazy as the next … Continue reading

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