January 23, 2018

Archives for June 2011

Here are the facts: you decide what they mean.

Daily. With a club.

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London

Little did he know…

Next battle in the Affordable Healthcare Act drama? Administrative Rulemaking.

If you thought the big fight over health care reform was last year with the passage of the Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”), or in the courts over its constitutionality, then think again. Something every bit as big and as important is coming, yet. Don’t get me wrong. The passage of the ACA was a serious […]

A false dilemma: Support a Dictator, or Support Oppressed People…How about instead support the “Constitution, limited government, limited executive power to kill people, [and] limited executive power to put our armed forces at risk…”

When in doubt of winning a debate, re-frame it as a false dilemma. In other words, make it impossible for people to choose anything but your side. Never mind if it means ignoring the Constitution or killing people, just to start. It takes a lot of restraint to put things in their fair perspective. Evidently, Secretary Clinton does […]

Do you really need all that education?

And now for something completely different, let’s ask ourselves the question: DO YOU REALLY NEED ALL THAT EDUCATION? Arnold Kling doesn’t necessarily think so. Rather, education just separates the “wheat from the chaff. ” There’s a great debate going on between a some economists over at Econlog.com.  Their question? Does more education endows more benefit, or is […]

Here’s hoping she doesn’t mind.