Sunday, December 18, 2011

Tragi-Comic Article on the Once-Golden State

California is almost certainly well-past the tipping-point of economic destruction.

The mere fact that this article is taken as serious journalism by anyone in the state pretty-much confirms this.

"California's dark days of budget deficits and severe spending cuts may be nearing an end."

Bwahahaha! I don't know what's funnier -- the fact that they think that there have already been significant budget cuts, or the fact that they think that hugely draconian cuts can be avoided in the future.

Horribly Evil!

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman burned to death in the elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building Saturday after a man ambushed her, sprayed her with liquid and set her afire with a Molotov cocktail, police said.

Read it all here.

Thank G-d that NYC has the strictest gun-control laws in the nation. It makes us FEEL safer.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Another Good Man

I can attest that Clarence Thomas is a warm, down-to-earth, personable man. The first question he asked me, when I told him that I taught economics, was whether I was familiar with the work of Ludwig von Mises. When I replied that I had earned my doctorate under Hans Sennholz, who had earned his under Mises, we were off to the races.

Read it all here.