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October 2010



Tea Party Betrayal

October 23, 2010 – Comments (32)

Is this what the Tea Party was all about?  [more]



It Smells Like the Poop of a Thousand Rams

October 21, 2010 – Comments (28)

The title of this blog is dedicated to the funniest eight-year-old I've ever encountered.  When I explained to him that I didn't like Qatari summers, he sighed and lamented, "In the summer morning, Qatar smells like the poop of a thousand rams..."    [more]



A Joke about the Joke that is Antitrust Law

October 19, 2010 – Comments (39)

Let's change gears for a bit and talk about Antitrust Law.  I'm going to start by retelling a joke (actually it's two jokes) I heard from Walter Block.  Then in follow up comments (and follow up posts), I'm going to explain what Antitrust Law really is.  This law is not a friend of consumers, it's not used to keep big business from going wild, or any other nonsense you have been taught in school.   [more]



A Letter to Bulls Part Two: Extending the Olive Branch

October 14, 2010 – Comments (50)

I'm unsatisfied with my last post: "A Letter to Bulls: Please Stop Cheer Leading Our Destruction."  I feel I could have explained myself better, increased understanding, and avoided much of the confusion that followed.  This follow up will hopefully add clarity, enlarge the issue I am driving at, and help add to the debate (fingers crossed.)  And I have a totally canned and cheeky way to do it.  [more]



A Letter To Bulls: Please Stop Cheerleading Our Destruction

October 13, 2010 – Comments (81)

Dear Stock Market Bulls,  [more]



My Grandfather Might Be A Bicycle

October 08, 2010 – Comments (25)

It seems like a long time ago and a galaxy far, far away, but I used to be a Stormtrooper.  Only I didn't have any problems with my accuracy.   [more]



Random Thoughts for an Upside Down World

October 06, 2010 – Comments (33)

Let's look at some arguments often trotted out in the public arena.  This is a stream-of-consciousness blog, open for discussion, not a rigorous analysis.  I hope you find it interesting, if not the usual standard.  [more]

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