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Figure of the Day-20 Ways Your Freedom is Taken Away

Here is a succinct non-emotional list of ways you have lost your freedom due to the vote last night. It’s from IBD. What is extremely interesting to me is that the writers of the Constitution were aware of how the …

Figure of the Day

216. The amount of votes the socialists needed to turn America into a European style socialist system. King George finally defeated the revolutionaries. Alexis de Tocqueville isn’t required reading anymore. He examined this new America and liked what he saw. …

Figure of the Day 53% Increase in taxes under Obamacare

Looks like we are headed down the road to socialism. The Democratic party is leading us there. Just so you know what socialism brings, it’s really high taxes. High taxes are not just for the rich. They don’t have enough …

Weak Dollars and the Yuan

It’s funny to listen to government officials talk about their currency value. The US hasn’t had a true strong dollar policy for years. Even though officials have publicly stated they were for a strong dollar, their policy hasn’t followed suit …

Figure of the Day

1% That’s the total amount of beer consumption today when compared to annual consumption! Or, 1% of all beer drank in a year is consumed today. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

today's early market

Market volume is still subdued. It’s roll over in the S+P’s, and the volatility has been pitiful in the spreads. They traded only two prices on Friday! If we were talking Treasuries that wouldn’t be a big deal, but the …

Ugh. Can't these guys think for themselves?

No matter where you stand on climate change, this story ought to disturb you. All the environmental wackos are meeting in private to dictate what White House public policy will be. Currently, there has been a lot of controversy as …

Razorbacks

Feral hogs are a massive problem across the US. They are seriously damaging to land in the south. With toughness in the economy, entrepreneurs are naturally figuring out ways to make a living by solving a problem. In Florida, one …

Figures of the Day

This was a tough one today. We had the Florida woman who got in an accident while driving in her car. No, she wasn’t texting. And over at The Danza Tap, a good story about the Kansas Assistant b-ball coach …

Why the Economy is so Slow

Are you watching CNBC these days? Because of my occupation, we spend all day with it on in the background. Since October of 2008, you know where most of CNBC’s coverage has been? The committee rooms of Washington DC. When …

Separated at Birth?

Anyone think former Governor of NJ and Cookie the Clown from Bozo’s circus were separated at birth?

Wow, what a game

Just finished watching the overtime game between Canada and the US. I didn’t want it to end. Both teams showed so much heart. Jonathon Toews was arguably the best player on the Canadian team for the entire tournament. Patrick Kane …

Incentives-Transaction Tax

Taxes are just incentives to behavior. Milton Friedman famously said if you want less of something, tax it. Taxes are a way to generate government revenue-but as soon as there is a tax, people try to find away around it. …

Brits inflation up sharply

Whoa! This is an eye opener. Everyone in America is on the inflation beat. That’s why gold has had such a run. There has been a fair amount of money lost in the past two years being short Treasuries. But …

Michael Yon Online

I am on a college tour with my daughter this week. Michael Yon is writing the best stuff coming out of the battlefield that you will read. Make sure you hit his tip jar. He is self financed and needs …

How can they say this with a straight face?

Anyone that knows me knows that I am no fan of the Obama administration. I think they reached a new low today. Watching the video of Gibbs saying that they won the Iraq War is absolutely incredible to anyone who …

Figure of the Day 101K

http://www.thinkbigworksmall.com/mypage/player/tbws/23088/1287086 Check out this video. Well worth the watch. Goldman strikes again. It would be really nice if someone would back me up on 80-95% of my trades. Bet I would trade a lot better. Oh, and if I screwed …