Tag Archives: Competition

U.S. BORDER BOMBAST BASHES REALITY

Let’s start with clarity: An immigrant is someone coming to share your house, An “unauthorized immigrant” is someone who has broken into your house. The invitee is gifted with such rights as you decide to give him. The uninvited has … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorredted)

Newsbits  of the week: Chicago’s Merry Christmas: Only 7 dead, 27 shot. Weekend: Over 60 shot, 11 dead. Trump takes reins early, at home and abroad (Report) (Will Congress cope?) The war on cash: 2017 will be ground zero. (Opinion) … Continue reading

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The Ant, The Grasshopper and the Unintended Consequences of Entitlement

Older generations were raised with the legend of the Ant and the Grasshopper. Modern ones are raised with the legend of Entitlement. The divide in America is stark and cannot be crossed; it is a bottomless boundary between present and … Continue reading

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Some Simple Facts aAnd Opinions Of Europe’s Latest Mas Migration

First, Europe was initially populated by migrants from Africa, near as we can tell. In more recent history, you may read of four previous migrations with a comparison to the present here. And The refugee crisis  strains Europe and the world. … Continue reading

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Income Inequality Needs a Government Fix?

A young Frenchman, not yet 30 as we recall, visited America for six months and wrote: “Democracy in America,” a classic today. It was published in 1835, Near its end, he predicted that the American government seemed likely to so … Continue reading

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Europe’s Refugees Match Hoarded Cats (But Politicians Aren’t Dotty Old Ladies)

‘Cat hoarding’ is a symptom occasionally shown by dotty old women, for some reason not obvious to us. The victim collects and houses cats, even into the hundreds, usually indoors and without regard for the quality of her own living … Continue reading

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Who’s Hired vs. Who’s Fired In Today’s America? (And Greenspan speaks)

Disney and other large U.S. employers have been replacing Americans with cheaper, foreign-born workers for a while. Inevitable, now that competition is world wide. Wage rates must average out world wide too. But no politician seeking reelection dares say that where … Continue reading

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