Politicians and pundits of the left have figured out who to blame. From AOC (above) to Bernie Sanders to Elizabeth Warren, there is widespread agreement that billionaires are the problem.In so many ways, billionaires are perfect scapegoats. They're few in number, secretive, have strange customs, and even though most of us have never met one, they still manage to find ways … [Read more...] about The Best Scapegoats
Four years ago, when Donald Trump had just taken the Presidential oath of office, I wrote that it was "The Highpoint of the Trump Presidency," and eight years before that, when Barack Obama had just taken the Presidential oath of office, I wrote that it was "The Highpoint of the Obama Presidency," and I see no reason not to say just about the same thing about the Biden … [Read more...] about The Highpoint of the Biden Presidency
I previously addressed this issue with respect to the Democrats during the run-up to the 2016 election, and some of the arguments there apply to the Republicans as well: Every year, you folks force the Libertarian party to expend money and time jumping through hoops to qualify for the ballots in every state, and then you still exclude the Libertarian candidate from federal … [Read more...] about Libertarian Spoilers: Trump Edition
I spent about 10 years of my life working for a company that provided outsourcing services for employee benefits administration. You know how every year you have the opportunity to change your medical insurance, dental plan, life insurance, and so on? For a fee, this company would handle all that on behalf of moderately large companies, so their Human Resources department … [Read more...] about The Election is Probably the Usual Mess
I figure with the election approaching, it's time for me to post my endorsement, and if you're a regular reader of my blog, it will not be a surprise: Vote Trump Out.Yes, I realize that tons of people have already voted, and that I will change no one's mind. But I'm posting this anyway, just to make sure I say something.First, though, a quick note about Joe Biden. … [Read more...] about Election 2020: Vote Trump Out!