Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Maybe the First $50 Billion Should Have Told You Something?

First rule of holes–stop digging (boldface mine): Puerto Rico’s governor, saying he needs to pull the island out of a “death spiral,” has concluded that the commonwealth cannot pay its roughly $72 billion in debts, an admission that will probably … Continue reading

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The Uncharacteristic Anti-Keynesianism of ACA Opponents

Sure, those who vehemently oppose the ACA (‘Obamacare’)–conservatives–say they’re not Keynesians, but, in reality, they do love themselves that massive Keynesian stimulus. Which brings us to a point we’ve made many times before–and is stated very clearly by Kevin Drum … Continue reading

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Did Vaccination Just Become a Partisan Issue?

If California is any indication, the answer, tragically, is yes (boldface mine): …many states have since taken up legislation to make it harder for parents to skip vaccines. One such bill in California, SB 277, would remove the “personal belief … Continue reading

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I Was Joking About the Girl In the Bikini

If that post title isn’t good linkbait, then I don’t know what is. Anyway, after the pool party incident in McKinney, Texas, where a police officer pulled a gun on black teenagers who had been invited to a private pool … Continue reading

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Evidence of Just How Stupid Our Foreign Policy Establishment Is

And it’s a resilient establishment–there is a limited range of opinion, and those outside of it don’t last very long. Nearly two years ago, I wrote this about Our Excellent Syrian Intervention (boldface added): Yes, we might be sending a … Continue reading

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Block Off All the Roads to Maryland. Do It Now

This will not help reduce traffic problems in D.C. (boldface mine): On Tuesday, the MVA announced that parallel parking is no longer part of the driver’s license test in Maryland. Officials said other parts of the test — the two-point … Continue reading

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Sadly, Our Libertarian Overlords Will Not Be Going Galt

More’s the pity. A while ago, I noted the inherent problems with the libertarian dream of starting their own artificial island countries: First, they live in apartment buildings. Like it or not, they’ll need housing codes. For instance, can you … Continue reading

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