Some Thoughts on the 2016 Campaign

I supported McCain in 2008 and Romney in 2012. Unlike the sorry bunch in 2012, I got to admit, the GOP candidates for 2016 are shaping up to be the best in years. The GOP candidates for the 2012 election were pretty terrible. Ron Paul…

The Beta Male Conservative

Beta Males may be more conservative than previously thought as evidenced on sites like Reddit and 4chan that champion beta males who are pro-gun, pro-science, pro-gamergate and pro-free markets, while shunning liberals who want social justice and equality. Although alpha males can be conservative, a…

As Stocks Keep Going up, HBD is the Future

Six years later and with no end in sight, the biological determinism bull market rages on: With the S&P 500 at another historic high, it’s time to give thanks to the people and things that helped make it possible, as well as thanks to the…

No, Krugman, Economics Didn’t Fail. You Failed.

Krugman the bearded wimp decries the “enormous intellectual failure” of modern economics Actually, economics and economists did a pretty good job, especially post-2008. As we explain earlier, economists and policy makers don’t necessarily need to be able to predict crisis; they only need to have…

Immigration and Politics

Economically, nothing has changed between 2009 and now. Five years later, we still have the headlines of ‘slow growth’ and ‘fed uncertainties’, the same libs complaining about wealth inequality and the soft labor market, unending quarters of blowout profits & earnings, economic data that keeps…

The Last Question, Part 2

In the six years that have followed the bank bailouts, fed doubters have egg on their faces as the US dollar and treasuries post huge gains. To quote Joe, policy hasn’t been perfect, but we’re seeing how smart the U.S. was to ease aggressively early…

The Last Question

Part of what makes the WSJ interesting yet infuriating to liberals is how they treat billionaires as experts at everything, besides their fields of business, and, without hesitation, will publish whatever crosses a billionaire’s mind in the op-ed, in addition to the usual columnists. The…

Some Thoughts on Healthcare

The American family makes $200 more a year than it did in 1989 From Josh Brown: The naysayers have a point when talking about the unfairness (or incompleteness) of the economic recovery. For many people, there really hasn’t been one yet. For the bottom 80…

Pro Growth Policy Ideas

US Dollar heads for best run of gains in 17 years If anything, this huge rally in dollars and plunge in treasury yields means we need things that will increase liquidity and risk taking such as more QE and tax cuts . There is so…

Could Millennials Be More Conservative Than Previously Thought?

Is the smartest generation, the millennials, when matched by age, more conservative than most generations in history, including the babyboomers? The problem with studies that purport baby boomers to be more conservative than millennials is that they are not matching by age. Yes, baby boomers…