College Bashing…Just Another Outlet for Liberalism

A broken clock: MARK CUBAN: ‘The Student Loan Bubble Is Going To Burst’ In a clip on Inc.com, Cuban talks about the student loan bubble, which he says will burst and end badly for colleges. The end of the student loan bubble, Cuban says, will…

Authenticity and Masculinity in the New Era

In today’s super-competitive economy and meritocracy, the value of an individual to society is measured by his or her income/wealth, educational attainment, professional contributions, online karma points, expert status and IQ/SAT scores. To have a lot of Karma means your contributions and opinions are valued…

Thanking the Fed for Doing a Good Job

Stocks surge as the fed continues to taper. There a few things to take note: interest rates will remain at zero for a long time, we’re still in a Goldilocks economy of steady growth and low inflation, fed policy has been a resounding success at…

The Daily View: Economic Data and Wages

Today’s good news: The Economy May Be improving. Worker Pay Isn’t. Better get that computer science, physics, math or econ degree. Those are the people making the $$ in this recovery. Smart people rule the world. As shown above, real wages tend to rise during…

Stocks Rise, Ignoring Iraq Tensons

Stocks keep going up as Wall St., predictably, ignores tensions in Iraq. Seeing some potentially good news for the economy and stock market: oil and gas prices are surging, tensions are rising in the Middle East, and Obama’s polls are falling to new lows. The…

Immigration, Millennials, and the Smartist Era

In response to a post supporting more high-tech immgration, Derb replies: Nobody “deserves” admission to anyone else’s country. Immigration has nothing to do with morality. It is the business of deciding whether we need any more people; and if so, from where, with what characteristics,…

Eric Cantor’s Loss – A Sign of the Times

Radio Derb 6/14/2014 Not surprising, many conservatives – with few exceptions such as this blog – are elated over the defeat of Eric Cantor. This is kinda funny because in 2009 and 2010, he worked with the Tea Party in his district and now they…

Some Much Needed Perspective in the Student Loan Debate

It’s a common misconception by some conservatives that only liberals are pro-college. The reality seems to be the opposite. Liberals such as Elizabeth Warren are leading the charge against higher education, laying blame on the overpaid faculty, the student loan lenders, and the colleges for…

David Brat Sell-Off Day 2

Day two of the David Brat sell-off as the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls over 100 points in addition to the selling esterday. CNBC’s Jim Cramer: Cantor’s Exit Brings Back Fear of Washington Much more important than immigration reform, David Brat being the house majority…

Did David Brat Cause the Market to Fall Today?

From the WSJ: Eric Cantor Defeat Imperils Prospects for Immigration Overhaul : Mr. Cantor’s defeat is likely to be seen as confirmation immigration politics are too dicey for this election year and may spook rank-and-file members who advocates have been pressing for support. In response…