The Day That Died: The Worst of Business Journalism

It’s a sad statement about business journalism that in just a single day we found five articles that were too idiotic to ignore. Here they are: 1. Inc Magazine: The Only Way to Get Really, Really Rich Yet your downside is always unlimited because getting…

A Nation of Crybabies

When the left is not predicting doom, they are pointing fingers – common targets being the fed, the rich, Washington and ‘greedy’ employers that refuse to pay their employees a ‘livable wage’ for the job of inquiring patrons about wanting fries to go with their…

The Daily View: Inflation, Peter Schiff, and QE

Peter Schiff and Josh Barrow are right to varying degrees as to the cause of rising prices, but Peter Schiff is wrong about the solutions or the economic implications. Rising prices, including pain at the pump, helps the economy by increasing consumer spending which goes…

Paul Krugman Still An Idiot

Krugman on Bill Moyers Sigh, another ‘us vs. them’ article to incite class warfare. Let’s look at the facts. While some CEOs do make 100x the average worker, these are extreme outliers; the average CEO pay for a small business is only $200-400k, or about…

Robot Jobs For The Future

Noah Writes: But if robots are to blame, then Piketty is right, and labor’s share will never bounce back…leaving some kind of radical redistribution as the only option for preventing mass human misery. That is not an outcome that conservatives would favor. Is it really…

We’re Still In a Goldiocks Economy

We’re still in a Goldilocks economy of modest economic growth, no deflation and low inflation. Macro economic conditions are more conducive for stock market gains than any time in recent history. Unlike in any prior decade, we have a confluence of low valuations, high profit…

The Daily View 4/16/2014

The SF Housing Crisis It’s only a housing crisis because the left says it is, just like we’re still supposed to be an economic crisis even though that ended five years ago. The left is drawn to crisis like moths to light. If no actual…

Out of Control Entitlement Spending

Losing Benefits Isn’t Prodding Unemployed Back to Work No kidding Where is the incentive to work when you have: 1. rising welfare benefits 2. social security 3. medicare 4. free emergency room healthcare Entitlement spending is out of control and Entitlement spending per capita has…

A Solution in Need of a Problem

Robert Shiller Actually Has A Solution Exploding US Inequality He’s contriving a solution for a non-existent problem. If we wait until income inequality is much more severe, we will have a whole class of new superrich who will probably feel entitled to their wealth and…

Liberal Denial of Genetic Determinism

On sites like iSteve there recently seems to be a dearth of subjects pertaining to HBD matters. Chateau Heartiste writes: Drum deserves credit for at least broaching the subject of genetic predilection, which still gives the majority of liberals the high holy hives. Try dropping…