A simple formula helps to explain why steeply rising prices are baked into our current economy:Continue reading “August’s Price Inflation Soared, and That Means Earnings Fell Yet Again”
I persist in believing there has been less racism in the USA throughout its history than is generally assumed. This is not to say that the violent racism we all know about didn’t exist. Rather, I think we overestimate it.
If I could find the words to do so, I would suggest that the oppressions of slavery and Jim Crow were never as powerful in our society as the many equalities that ordinary human relationships produce.
“Rates of Black lynching decreased with greater Black firearm access.”
Well yeah, isn’t this to be expected?
The older I get and the more I learn of black social history in the USA, the less I am inclined to think of slavery and Jim Crow as the most defining events.
Judge Cannon approved the appointment of a special master and enjoined DOJ “from further review and use of any of the materials” seized at Mar-a-Lago until the special master releases them. The order allows the government to “continue to review and use the materials seized for purposes of intelligence classification and national security assessments.” The parties are ordered to submit a joint filing that identifies special master candidates and outlines the duties and procedures to be followed.Continue reading “Trump Gets His Special Master”
That’s good to know, I guess.
The fallout from Stumble Joe’s Hellish speech continues. At first, the awestruck seemed to agree that “disturbing” was the word to describe it. Now various bifurcations have begun to emerge.
The speech was an epic troll, designed by psychological warfare specialists to make Donald Trump into a thing Democrats can run against this November and in 2024. Or, the speech was “Dark Biden’s” ascension to modern day Hitler status; an unveiling of the totalitarian Left to come. Or else, the speech was just “freakishly hilarious.”
I’m still stuck on “disturbing.” Ushered to and from the podium by Stabilizer Jill, did the president even know what he was doing?
Much is made in some quarters of the CDC’s revised guidance on Covid-19, published a few days ago. One CDC statement in particular has attracted attention:Continue reading “Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individual Persons, Communities, and Health Care Systems — United States, August 2022”
Covid-19 origin stories have been a touchy subject since the very beginning of the pandemic. To even suspect that the virus is manmade, possibly even the product of bioweapons research, has been to invite ridicule. That began to change last May when Jeffrey Sachs published a paper in PNAS calling for an investigation into the true source of the virus.
The article contains links and background.
The writer makes a significant observation about the affidavit used to justify the FBI’s raid at Mar-a-Lago:Continue reading “Unsealed Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit reveals the government has no case against Trump”
Experience often proves what common sense predicts. In this case, wokeness degrades military readiness.