American Exceptionalism: America vs. Britain

It becomes immediately apparent to any American who has the misfortune of visiting Britain how much worse of a country it is. Compared to America, everything is miniaturized and more expensive. The same probably applies to much of Europe, as well as Australia, Canada, and…

American Exceptionalism

This post succinctly summarizes why the US stock market ha done so well compared to the rest of the world: If the world is circling the drain, America is furthest from the drain, on the most outer ripple. Wherever the market falls more than a…

Slow Economic Growth Not a Big Deal

From the NY Times: We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here? It seems like since 2009 there have been a plethora of articles bemoaning the ‘slow growth’ of the US economy. Or the usual headlines about the IMF revising its global growth…

Explaining America’s Economic and Social Stability

Fred Reed ponders the ‘endgame ‘ for America. Things do not look good. The country is disintegrating. The borders are open, against the will of much of the population. Our universities are in sharp decline, the students a rebellious unschooled rabble portending a peasant future….

Economics Myths, Part 2: America Is In Decline/The Dollar Is Weak

This is part two of the ongoing economics myths series. A common refrain among the media these days is that ‘America is in decline’ or that the ‘dollar is going to become obsolete’. The Economist has jumped onto the dollar-is-doomed bandwagon, with the article The…

China’s investors find safe haven in American real estate

From Yahoo finance: China’s investors find safe haven in American real estate Commercial real estate isn’t the only type of property seeing large inflows of Chinese money. The country’s investors have also been active in the residential realty. They bought $28.6 billion in American residences,…

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…

8-Year-Old Girl Makes $127,000 a Month

This 8-Year-Old Girl Makes $127,000 a Month Baking Sweets on YouTube lol, bu..bu..but..isn’t America supposed to be in decline, says the left? How is this possible when, according to the left, the only capitalism that exists is crony capitalism? And the America Dream is dead,…

Why Bay Area/Silicon Valley Real Estate Keeps Going Up

Atherton has the highest median property value of any region in America, with Menlo Park and Palo Alto not far behind. The entire Bay Area real estate market has been white-hot since 2012, coinciding with the huge public offerings of Facebook and Twitter and the…