Must Reads For The Week 1/18/14

The pen is mightier than the sword...

The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

What You Were Never Told About Obamacare, by Joseph Salerno, at economicpolicyjournal.com. We, the tax payer, are going to subsidize Health Insurance Companies, who would go bankrupt because of the rules under Obamacare. This is going to be a defacto single payer system.

Seven Nobel Laureats Indorse Increase In Minimum Wage, at economicpolicyjournal.com. When someone says, “economists say……” , ask what economist? Just because they are an “economist” doesn’t mean they are smarter than you about economics.

X Marks The Spot Of The Death Of Monetary Policy, at zerohedge.com. The Fed can’t even print their way to a good GDP number.

Leno: “Now That Christie Is Denying Everything He Sounds Even More Presidential”, at economicpolicyjournal.com.

Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuse Takes Away Right To Be Presumed Innocent, by Ken Braun, at mlive.com. Just another example of the erosion of individual liberty.

Beijing Citizens, Shrouded In Pollution, Flock To Giant  Screens To View Artificial Sunrise, at zerohedge.com. And the Government tells us we’re the biggest polluters on the planet. Capitalism creates enough wealth to clean up after ourselves, socialist countries don’t.

Who Has The Time And Motivation To Comprehend The Mess We’re In: Almost Nobody. by Charles Hugh Smith, at oftwominds.com. This is some heavy lifting but it makes you think. Here is an excerpt from the article, Very few people are willing to work hard enough to figure things out on their own. It’s so much easier to join Paul Krugman dancing around the fire of the Keynesian Cargo Cult, chanting “aggregate demand! Humba-Humba!” while waving dead chicken….”

I saw this cartoon on the burningplatform.com.

142922 600 Obama vs Christie cartoons

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