By creating the imaginary threat of man-made climate change, climate alarmists have given governments everywhere a justification to increase state control in our lives.
Random thoughts on the passing scene…
Walter Williams on the shocking decline in college academic standards.
Understanding the Jihadists.
Charlie Hebdo, the West and the Need to Ridicule Religion.
There was a painful irony when France’s immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, they might have avoided this attack.
The flip side of falling interest rates is the rising price of bonds. Bonds are in an endless, ferocious bull market. Why do I call it ferocious? Perhaps voracious is a better word, as it is gobbling up capital like the Cookie Monster jamming tollhouses into his maw. There are several mechanisms by which this occurs, let’s look at one here.
“Thoughts and prayers won’t stop the next attack. This war against civilization must be fought or lost.”
Unless or until you start to rethink your stance, you have no business expressing compassion towards the victims of people in attacks whose perpetrators – knowingly or not – you aid and support via your positions.
What distinguishes the West, namely Britain and the U.S., from other nations are the extraordinary measures they took to abolish slavery.