Must Reads For The Week 9/27/14
Economic Policy Treats Symptoms, Not Underlying Causes, by Logan Albright, at mises.ca. Individuals in Government pass laws to solve a percieved problem in the economy. The new regulation creates an unintended consequence. These individuals then try to regulate the unintended consequence, instead of repealing the previous law which created the new problem. They are like dogs chasing their tails.
Who Wants War, by Thomas Sowell, at jewishworldreview.com. Here are the money quotes from the article, “Barack Obama has done more than anyone else to promote the dangerous illusion that we can choose whether to have a war or not. But our enemies have already made that choice. Retired Marine Corps General James Mattis said: “No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it’s over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote“.”
Where The Housing “Recovery” Is, In One Chart, at zerohedge.com. Electronically printed counterfeit money always benefits the people who receive it first. The people who can afford the $1 million plus homes are working for those who have access to the counterfeit money first.
Peter Thiel “Fixes” America’s Anti-Business Policies In 6 Words, at zerohedge.com. The six words are, “Get Government Out Of The Way“. This was the Co Founder of Pay Pal, Peter Thiels, response when asked; what kind of support do businesses need, especially small businesses, to flourish?
Climate Marchers Leave Trail Of Trash Everywhere, by Greg Campbell, at tpnn.com. The global warming cult is the do as I say and not as I do crowd. They have to trash the planet in order to save the planet.
The Thought Police In The Climate Movement, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Robert Kennedy Jr. wants laws that punish global warming skeptics. He wants people to go to jail for what they think. Totalitarians never want to be challenged about their positions.
5 Reasons To Counter Climate Change Regulation, by Diana Furchtgott-Roth, at marketwatch.com. Only wealthy countries can clean up after themselves. These regulations will shrink the over all wealth of our country. Therefore the passage of these regulations will lead to more pollution.
Seattle To Fine Residence, And Businesses For Wasting Food, at economicpolicyjournal.com. An example of central planners out of control. Garbage collectors are going to be allowed to inspect people’s trash and if food and compostable materials make up 10% of the garbage they will be fined. No this is not from The Onion, they couldn’t make this up.
Best Headline Of The Month, at economicpolicyjournal.com. “SYRIA IS 7th (MUSLIM) COUNTRY BOMBED BY 2009 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER. This is what happens when utopian visions run head first into reality.
VIRTUAL REALITY. I saw this at theburningplatform.com.