Everything Keeps Going Up

Aren’t we supposed to be in a bubble, says the media? Why does it refuse to pop? Whether it’s stock prices, web 2.0 valuations, China, or Bay Area real estate, the unending post-2008 asset boom continues with no end in sight. Those web 2.0 valuations…

Ignore the News, Part 2

Many participants, however, thought it unlikely that the data available in June would provide sufficient confirmation that the conditions for raising the target range for the federal funds rate had been satisfied, although they generally did not rule out this possibility. This big story from…

Evidence That America Is Not In Decline (long post)

Rumors of America’s decline have been exaggerated. Vox Day, in a recent post, writes: What we are witnessing is nothing less than the gradual demise of the biggest, wealthiest economy in world history. It is truly a privilege and an education to behold. It is…

Good Tweets

If you cheer for catastrophe to happen so that you can implement your desired radical social and political change, you're doing it wrong. — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) May 16, 2015 That seems to describe how the left wanted the 2008 financial problem to get worse…

The Pursuit of the Truth

By in large, Ivy League students are smarter in terms of IQ and SAT scores than students from no-name schools. As much as the left whines about cronyism and nepotism in the Ivy League, dull kids typically don’t get into those schools, period (although of…

Salvation Through IQ

Americans but especially millennials are eschewing the traditional religions for a new ‘religion’ that celebrates not deities, sacred scriptures, or saints – but intellect, wealth, authenticity, and individualism. While idolatry is not a new concept, what makes this trend different is that unlike the young…

Being A Liberal…

…means pretending to be ‘pro-science’, yet being offended by the science that shows IQ is important and congenital. …means being offended by the economic reality that maybe some people, by virtue of their intelligence, contribute more to the economy than others and are hence more…

The Healthcare Scam

Vertex’s Cystic-Fibrosis Drug Faces Big Test Vertex, based in Boston, Mass., already has a hit cystic-fibrosis drug in Kalydeco, which has a wholesale annual per-patient price of $311,000 in the U.S., and had $464 million in global sales last year. But Kalydeco treats a relatively…

Anti-SJW Has Gone Mainstream

From Imgur and Reddit, both of these anti-SJW, pro-men’s rights pictures below went viral, each getting over 5,000 shares and hundreds of comments in support. It’s not like being anti-SJW, pro-men’s rights is on the fringe; no, it’s now mainstream. In just two years we’ve…