Book Report: Economix by Michael Goodwin

Looking for a primer on economics that’s not all addled economics gobbledy-gook that reads like Milton Friedman and puts you to sleep? Well, this graphic text book might be what you want if you want to understand socialism and capitalism and communism and any of the other ism trends. Mr….

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If The Kenosha Protestors Were An Armed Mob, Kyle Rittenhouse Wouldn’t Be Alive

Whenever we have a mass shooting or other gun violence, the reply we always get from the NRA crowd or the Second Amendment expansionists is…if more people were armed, some good guy with a gun would take out the miscreant. So if the Kenosha protests were actually populated by an…

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So Where Oh Where Is Kyle Rittenhouse’s Gun?

On Saturday I posted about a claim made by one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys about the gun used by Master Rittenhouse in the slayings of two Americans and the wounding of another in Kenosha WI last week. In short, here’s a quote from his attorney: “Kyle did not carry a…

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Nomination Papers In An Age Of Contagion

We still have two elections to go in Wisconsin for 2020. The general election on November 3rd that includes the presidential election and a primary election on August 11th. And the period for gathering signatures of nomination papers for these elections started two weeks ago on April 15th and the…

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So Why Am I So Pissed Off About COVID-19?

Just like everyone of you I am tired of being safer at home. I have been out of the house twice in the past five weeks (except for walks in the park and carefully keeping my distance from people who have no clue or no cares). I’d love to do…

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So How Long Can Mick Mulvaney Be Acting Chief of Staff?

Every time the media refers to Mick Mulvaney, they give his title as Acting White House Chief of Staff. President Trump named him to that position in December of 2018 and he has held that position since January of 2019. After a year, isn’t it reasonable to either make him…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

and despite the president’s pronouncement otherwise, there is no war on Thanksgiving. So best wishes to all of our readers and their families. I hope you all have time to celebrate and unwind and reconnect today!

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Ed Heinzelman supports Mitch McConnell??

This is one more piece of crap email that I rail about that Democratic candidates send out. This is the title on the email that I received from US Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL 17th CD). First, I find these negative campaign ads to be appalling. Yes, I know negative campaigning…

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Yahoo? This is totally insensitive!!

From tonight’s Yahoo News. I just can’t:

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Fun And Games With The TSA

I must have gotten on someone’s enemies list somewhere. I am not a frequent flyer but for the past 15 years I have taken at least one international trip each year. So I know to put my little bitty liquids in the one quart sized bag and take off my…

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