Posted tagged ‘The War Against Boys’

Must Reads For The Week 9/21/13

September 21, 2013
The pen is mightier than the sword...

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

NYPD Cops Mistakenly Shoot Two Female Bystanders, at economicpolicyjournal.com. I trust the ability of someone with a concealed carry permit to hit what they are aiming at, more than I trust the ability of some Cops.

Monday Humor: On The Insanity Of Fiat Money, at zerohedge.com. This is a short video of comedian Michael Connell explaining how fiat money basically works, and does it in a humorous way.

Bill Bonner Announces His Candidacy For The Fed Chairmanship, at economicpolicyjournal.com. There isn’t one note of sarcasm in this video, there’s a whole symphony of sarcasm in the video.

Quotation Of The Day, at aei-ideas.org, The President couldn’t kill the goose that lays the golden egg, as much as he tries.

US Oil Output Exceeded Oil Imports Last Week By The Most Since 1997, Thanks Shale Revolution, at aei-ideas.org. Leave the door cracked open, and the market will break it down.

What About Our Boys, at nationalreview.com. Quote from the article, “Women in the U.S. today earn 62 percent of associate’s degrees, 57 percent of bachelor’s degrees, 60 percent of master’s degrees, and 52 percent of doctorates. When an education-policy analyst looked at current trends in higher education he quipped, only half in jest, “The last male will graduate from college in 2068.”

Why Is California Jailing Landscapers? at libertypenblog.blogspot.com. Short video. Agents from California State License Board set up a sting to catch unlicensed workers responding to their fake Craigslist ad for home improvement work. I’ll say two things, 1) “Your papers please”. 2) Ca’s unemployment rate, 8.7%.

Friday (Un) Humor: iMorons, at zerohedge.com. This is like watching a slow motion train wreck. I don’t know how the interviewer keeps a straight face.

Must Reads For The Week 8/24/13

August 24, 2013
The pen is mightier than the sword...

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

Thomas Sowell On Immigration, short video, at libertypenblog.blogspot.com. It’s probably as simple as enforcing the laws that are already on the books, instead of passing a new law that won’t be enforced.

Study Finds Craigslist Took $5 Billion From Newspapers, by Jeff Bercovici, at forbs.com. I saw this at mungowitzend.blogspot.com, No one took anything from anybody. The consumer has decided that Craigslist provides a better advertising  bang for the buck than newspaper advertisement. These two professors don’t understand that loses are just as important as profits in allocating scarce resources to their most productive uses. Creative destruction is a good thing for the economy as a whole.

Advanced Crony Payment: Hillary To Speak To Carlyle Group Investors, at economicpolicyjournal.com. The Carlyle Group is not at fault. The fact that Government has exceeded its constitutional power, and intervened in the market, forces businesses to essentially, pay a bribe, either for protection or favors from the Government.

White House Picks Creepy Panel To Review NSA Programs. at economicpolicyjournal.com. O.J. will find Nicole’s killer before this panel finds the NSA doing something illegal.

School Has Become Too Hostile To Boys, by Christina Hoff Summers, at ideas.time.com. Christina Hoff Summers is the go to gal when it comes to this subject. She Wrote the book, The War Against Boys: How Misguided Policies Are Harming Our Young Men. When you start your  analysis from the premise that boys and girls are different, your chances of getting it right go up exponentially.

Progressives And Blacks, by Walter E. Williams, at jewishworldreview.com. Progressives and liberals should be considered covert racists, because they seem to think minorities can’t achieve to an equal level as these progressives have achieved, unless they are helped by these same progressives.