by baldilocks Title sung to the melody of John Lennon's Imagine, appropriately enough. They always tell you what they’re planning and the plan always involves control of two things: you and your money. From Aaron Sorkin at the New York Times: Here’s an idea. What if the finance industry — credit card companies like Visa, … Continue reading Imagine There’s No Money and No Guns
Two things that I'm sure are totally unrelated (maybe) Wikipedia on Gun laws in Cyprus: Cyprus has strict gun control. Private citizens are completely forbidden from owning handguns and rifles in any calber, even .22 rimfire. Only shotguns are allowed, and these require a license. Shotguns are limited to two rounds. The only shotguns typically … Continue reading Cyprus, Amazing what you can do to an unarmed populace
With the reverses in popularity the occupy movement has suffered lately, I'm sure they are happy to see this story of the average consumer moving away from big banks to a different kind of "cash" card: Linda Black, the first person I walk up to, is happy to show off her blue plastic. Like others, … Continue reading The occupy movement finds its Dream Company
Today I will be in Worcester taping the Christmas Show (it will not be live but it will be awesome!). The topic will be the Christ in Christmas and the Church and the media. With less than 7 hours before taping of the show it is so nice of the Government and the media to … Continue reading The media government really loves me!
...but his cronies apparently can sink a bank with the best of em.: Hmmm. Feds moved to shut down Obama crony bank ShoreBank today, but it’s not really going away Now one more bank failing is not news, but doesn't it strike you as odd that so many taxpayer bailed out companies are so anxious … Continue reading This president has no business experience…
My latest column for the Examiner is now available here. It's on tea party reaction to the Boston Herald article concerning Wall Street Contributions. It looks like Josh's reaction might have been an aberration.
...but wasn't the whole idea of the bailouts to make banks etc solvent so they could make profits? If a business makes profits they can hire workers. If they hire workers these people get paid, if they get paid they spend money and pay taxes. If I'm not mistaken these are good things. I didn't … Continue reading I know I’m just a fat man in a Fedora…