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December 2009



If I am forced to do good, is it still good?

December 20, 2009 – Comments (25)

I want the same things as you.  I want a world where people get all the health care they need, where the small business can compete fairly with its larger competitors, where international disputes are solved without bloodshed, and where everyone gets a quality education.  And so much more.....  [more]



Rise and Fall in Dubai: An Austrian Perspective

December 16, 2009 – Comments (2)

The whole Dubai story is very interesting to me, particularly because I have travelled back and forth there quite often (about a dozen or so times between 2002-2007) and I have lived in the Middle East off and on since 2002 (Kuwait from 2002-2004, Qatar in 2007, 2008-present.)  [more]



Hide the Decline put in context

December 14, 2009 – Comments (37)

Many have complained that Phil Jones' statement that he used a "trick" to "hide the decline" was taken out of context.  However, putting it in context paints an even worse picture for Jones and the IPCC.    [more]



The Henry Ford of Heart Surgeries

December 12, 2009 – Comments (11)

What an interesting story. This Indian doctor has introduced economies of scale into the health care field, a concept that many CAPS bloggers have said was impossible. They were wrong.  Not only that, he has made expensive health care procedures available to the masses at affordable costs, up to 95% less expensive than some U.S. health care providers while maintaining high standards of quality.    [more]



Applying Economics to American History

December 03, 2009 – Comments (35)

In the following video, economist and historian Thomas Woods tackles several of the economic fallacies most Americans are introduced to in American high schools and beyond.  [more]



To The Global Warming Fraud Deniers: Cap and Trade is Dead

December 03, 2009 – Comments (44)

It's darn cold in Chicago. I was NOT ready for December in the Midwest.  [more]