Economic Fallacies

You thought you could bet against the fed, the US consumer, the best and the brightest, the meritocracy and high-IQ and not be turned into roadkill? You thought the incantations of doom and gloom from Zerohedge and Karl Denninger would supersede economic reality, HBD, and…

Nazism = Marxism?

Hitler and the socialist dream Of course, there are many similarities between Stalinism (along with Maoism and other Marxist/Leninist variants) and Nazism: unwavering fealty by the citizenry to the apparatus of power, extensive central planning, ‘ends justifying the means’ taken to an extreme, and grave…

Blacks Being Underrepresented

From Scott’s blog Black People Less Likely One must tread carefully when discussing matters pertaining to race. Emotions often run strong, and people tend to take arguments personally even if the subject matter has nothing to do with their personal lives. Inevitably the question that…

Is Going to Work Really So Bad? Jobbers vs. Self-Actualizers

From an article and discussion from Return of Kings about work being dehumanizing: The capitalist system pushes us to work as hard as possible to increase our wealth and therefore our social status. In a world with less emphasis on tribes, community, and extended family,…

Don’t Bet Against America (America as an HBD success story)

We’re still in the eye of the storm of the slowest news cycle ever, in agreement of earlier predictions that 2015, like 2014, will go down as yet another uneventful but prosperous year for America, web 2.0, Silicon Valley and the overall economy. There are…

The Great Zerohedge Disappointment

It just dawned that the people who have been reading Zerohedge in anticipation of the next crisis have been wasting their time for the past six years (over 2000 days). Think about that: Six years of refreshing Zerohedge – sometimes multiple times a day –…

Still Not a Bubble (in Bay Area Real Estate)

Tiny Home in Palo Alto Sells for $1.75M Bay Area real estate it still not a bubble though, as much as the left wishes it were. Prices are surging due to limited supply, huge demand from rich foreigners and newly minted tech millionaires & billionaires,…

What Happens to Wealth During Market Crashes

There’s a misconception that tweeting can change the world or engender action. Unless you’re an established brand or well-known person the vast, vast majority of tweets are ignored. Tweeting at someone or tweeting within a conversation seldom elicits a reply. Tweeting is like yelling from…