Friday arvo ramble
Here’s a wee ramble round the internet for you to check out over the weekend (to get these links live head over to my Twitter page where I post them as they come in,and cick ‘Follow’)
Carbon scammers use carbon scam to scam carbon dollars. Hard to distinguish from the 'real thing.' http://bit.ly/SKTkO
On CNBC Reports, Yaron Brook discusses European demands to cap bonuses for American executives. http://bit.ly/aKFcj
The Wisdom of Silent Cal: Calvin Coolidge used to say that nine out of ten visitors to the White House lobbyists want something they ought not to have-and if you keep dead still they will run down in three or four minutes. Reagan had a similar strategy, which outfoxed the Dead Kennedy.
It has to happen. You can't keep diluting your dollars by printing more and more of them and expect the value not to eventually collapse!
The unlearned lessons of the tragic Victorian bushfires are repeated in California. http://tinyurl.com/nlfw2u
Obama's bi-polar . . says The Onion.
Managers are typically gateways to resources. Leaders are gateways to vision.
"Patients with terminal illnesses being made to die prematurely under NHS scheme to help end their lives" http://bit.ly/Ossmw
Peter Schiff on the phony recovery bought with government paper, and the new era in Japan with ‘Japan First’ – and the implications for the US dollar. http://bit.ly/3jOizT
Pithy yet wide-ranging summary of Ayn Rand's best short answers. What a mind!
"Climate change is an election prayer. As an issue, it has no use during actual terms of office. "
Solar panels cost a fortune but deliver minimal reward. Yet people keep buying them – and keep being disappointed
Ethiopia is starving again 25 yrs after the last pop start left? Why? One factor is incentives. All land is state owned.
Just a reminder when you hear the words 'trillion' & 'dollars' in the same sentence. Here's just how big that is.
Prohibition kills again, evidence this time from Gujarat in India. Govt cites deaths by illicit liquor, ignores the actual cause of death: govt intervention.
The world's best complaint letter? Letter to British telecoms starts funny and turns hysterical. http://bit.ly/ouBuc
From blaming AGW on modern civilization, some scientists now say it all went wrong when man took up agriculture!
Bailouts make money . . . if you ignore all the losses.
Johan Norberg:"The only thing more dangerous than financial crises may be our way of responding to them."
Thomas Sowell: In ways large and small, the West is surrendering on the instalment plan to Islamicists. http://tinyurl.com/kkehg4
A Berkeley Professor Dares To Debunk The Popular Wisdom on Energy - and to Attack Gore and Friedman's Exaggerations
"Propagrandstanding" - the perfect description of Sue Bradford's modus operandi.
People with Flat Screen TVs Should Stop Whinging About Capitalism.
Every cost-benefit analysis done for govt misses the biggest & most important cost: the unseen cost of lost freedom
Epic Armageddon IPA reviewed at Beer Advocate. http://tinyurl.com/l7gssn "Wheres the next one, i want more hoppy goodness"
Congressman says debt = wealth, threatens to defenestrate reporter ...
Climate Vulnerability and the Indispensable Value of Industrial Capitalism - by Keith H. Lockitch http://tinyurl.com/ncmy3u
If we're all morally obligated to 'others,' then who the hell are all the 'others' morally obligated to?
If we're morally obligated to relieve world poverty, as Peter Singer says we are, then just where exactly do you draw the line?
Bailout stocks soar on back of billons of taxpayers' money & investors get in bed with the govt Peter Schiff explains.
Stephen Hicks recommends "a good and important book”: Race and Liberty in America, edited by Jonathan Bean.
Ayn Rand: Radical for Capitalism — talk delivered in Guatemala in celebration of Atlas Shrugged' 50th anniversary.
Inflation as we know it pretty much begins with the creation of the Fed, who in just one century hav destroyed the dollar’s value.
America's Founding Fathers despised democracy.
Financial Times looks at the "new era" in Japanese politics.
The two biggest threats to Europe's freedom and prosperity, says Vaclav Klaus, are Europism and global warming alarmism.
Science shouldn't be decided by vote, says PZ Myers. Wonder why he doesn't think the same way on AGW? http://preview.tinyurl.com/...