Author Archives: Ray

More Recycling Myths Exposed

The church of recycling and the cult of organic composting was dealt another hard blow recently, when the Toronto Star conducted the following in-depth investigation, which was sent to me by my indefatigable friend Redmond. (Vote Redmond on October 25th, 2010!) Green bins: A wasted effort? Deep flaws mar recycling program as tons of organics…

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Calling The Obama Bluff

Just recently, Barack Obama said, for the five or sixth hundredth time in the last year and a half: “The worst thing we could do is to go back to the very same policies that created this mess in the first place.” He was referring of course to the profligate policies instituted under George W.…

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Barack Obama Stands By His “Recovery Summer” Platitude

“I don’t,” said Barack Obama, when asked this morning if he regrets labeling the past three months of economic catastrophe a Recovery Summer. Bill Clinton’s Labor Secretary Robert Reich does not, however, agree: Doug Powers speculates that the following photos help explain Barack Obama’s inexplicable label: (Hat tip HotAirPundit)

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Wishes America Wasn’t A Free Country

Pretty hard to equivocate this one, no matter how liberal your viewpoint. Here’s the Governor’s exact words: “It’s a free country. I wish it weren’t, but . . . it’s a free country. You know, you got to, you got to respect that freedom.” Deval Patrick said this on the “Jim & Margery Show” (WTKK-FM,…

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Doctor Hal Scherz: Dear Patients — Vote to Repeal ObamaCare

Doctor Hal Scherz is a pediatric urological surgeon at Georgia Urology and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He also serves on the faculty of Emory University Medical School and is president of Docs4PatientCare. Just recently, he wrote that “because the issue this upcoming election is so stark — literally life and death for millions of Americans…

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Fisherman Gathered At Martha’s Vineyard Are Outraged Over Obama’s Job-Destroying Policies

From a Providence newspaper, local fishermen are infuriated over the Obama administration’s junk science catch limits: “All these politicians scream about is jobs, jobs, jobs. Why are they putting us out of business?” Another local fishermen took out the following full-page ad in the Martha’s Vineyard Gazette: EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts – Aug 24, 2010 – The…

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A Brief History of Economic Thought — By Jim Cox

Jim Cox is one of my favorite living economists. His slim but pregnant book — The Concise Guide To Economics — is a miniature masterpiece. The following comes from Chapter 37: The Spanish Scholastics of 14th through 17th century Spain had produced a body of thought largely similar to our modern understanding of economics. The…

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The Great Outdoors Initiative

Not quite ten years ago, in May of 2001, Robert Tracinski wrote the following: Past regulations have been imposed in the same manner that the new, less-restrictive process is being adopted: by executive-branch decree. The result of those decrees over the past three decades has been a vast environmentalist land grab, with millions of acres…

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Will Washington’s Failures Lead To Second American Revolution? — By Ernest S. Christian and Gary A. Robbins

You say you want a revolution? Well, just recently the following article appeared in Investors Business Daily. I reproduce it here in full because America is currently under the thumb of people like this: From Investors Business Daily: The Internet is a large-scale version of the “Committees of Correspondence” that led to the first American…

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Nature Spills More Oil Than Man — By Far

A good reader sent the following: Mighty Oil-Eating Microbes Help Clean Up The Gulf In response to which, one should also point out what many people still don’t know: namely, that nature alone, apart from man, “spills” far more oil than all the world’s oil companies combined. For example: Natural Oil Leaks Equal To 8–80…

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Usain Bolts — From Britain’s New Tax Law

This is what happens when you treat other people’s money as if it’s your own to do with what you please: London 2012 Olympics: Usain Bolt set to shun Britain over punitive tax rules Organisers of next month’s Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace had hoped to stage the first 100 metres head-to-head of…

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt And Barack Obama

Franklin Delano Roosevelt is, along with Abraham Lincoln, one of Barack Obama’s heroes, as Barack Obama is among the first to point out. Accordingly, Obama is pursuing a number of the same disastrous economic policies that Franklin Roosevelt pursued, which policies only served to keep the United States depressed for years. Yes, the truth about…

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A Doctor’s Take On Healthcare

The dynamic Doctor Mariela Resendes (M.D.) is a private practitioner who spent her previous 5 years as the Managing Partner/CEO of the largest Radiology practice in the San Joaquin Valley of California, CMI Radiology Group. Just recently, she wrote an irrefutable and scathing essay on the coming healthcare disaster that Barack Obama and his clownish…

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The Multiplier Theory

In the Concise Guide To Economics, author and economist Jim Cox correctly explains that the Multiplier is one of the major components of Keynesian policy. For those who still don’t know it, Keynesian economics — named after John Maynard Keynes — are the economics that Barack Obama, as well as George W. Bush (et al),…

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Interview: More And More Unto The Perfect Day

The following questions were submitted to me some time ago by Mr. Maxwell Hoaglund, of Slagheap magazine, which unfortunately closed its doors before this penetrating Q & A appeared. I publish it here with Mr. Hoaglund’s full knowledge and permission. Q: Congratulations on the success of your novel More and More unto the Perfect Day.…

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