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In The News for Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Posted Jun 25 2019 7:29PM

·        Anyone willing to do a little reading can quickly see through the unadulterated bull feces as people like Bernie and Lieawatha try to hold out the Nordic nations as bastions of successful socialist practices. Paul Mirengoff does a thorough job in pointing out their errors. It’s worth reading so you can quickly debunk the argument of anyone who tries to use the dopeler effect on you. Unfortunately, most of the practitioners of using the Dopeler Effect are surrounded by an impenetrable Bozone Layer, e.g. AOC.

·        In one of the more ridiculous protests I’ve ever seen, some employees at Wayfair are staging a walk-out over the fact that the company sold $200,000 worth of mattresses to Baptist Children’s... [Read More]

A Few Good Editorial Cartoons
Posted Jun 25 2019 9:26AM
Political Cartoons by Chip Bok

Political Cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Political Cartoons by Tom Stiglich

Political Cartoons by Tom Stiglich

Political Cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Political Cartoons by AF Branco


In The News for Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Posted Jun 25 2019 7:51AM

·        The gigantic waste of money being spent by colleges and universities on their “diversity” departments is one of the biggest educational scams of all time. South Dakota lawmakers seem to be questioning it. Legislatures all over the country should be doing so.

·        It’s harder to get away with blatantly lying these days when the record is there for all to see. ‘Morally Bankrupt’: Joe Biden Blames Trump for Obama Immigration Policies. And this hack is leading in the Democratic polls.

In The News for Monday, June 24, 2019
Posted Jun 24 2019 7:09AM

·        As we gear up for the first Democratic primary debates this week, here are the business issues to keep an eye on. Medicare for all is front and center and you can expect a few to try and get out front on the issue of benefits to illegal immigrants.

·        A major step in the right direction. A top-ranking Saudi diplomat has said, “History and Allah brought a real opportunity. The blood conflict had lasted too long. Us Saudis and all Gulf States plus Egypt and Jordan realize that the age of going to war with Israel is over.” This would seem to me to be a watershed event.

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In The News for Friday, June 21, 2019
Posted Jun 21 2019 7:28AM

·        Beautiful! An Oregon Republican Senator had a reply for Gov. Brown who has threatened to send State Troopers to arrest Republicans that walk out on the Democrat-controlled senate’s attempt to pass a climate change cap and trade bill. State Sen. Brian Boquist is a retired Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel. His message was “Tell her to send bachelors and come heavily armed. I’m not going to be a political prisoner in the state of Oregon. It’s that simple.”

·        Well, the Hollywood Good Government League has spoken. I guess that’s it. Trump must testify. HaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaHaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Pound Sand!

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Today's Favorite Editorial Cartoons
Posted Jun 20 2019 9:54AM
Political Cartoons by Steve Kelley

Political Cartoons by AF Branco

Political Cartoons by Gary Varvel

Political Cartoons by Tom Stiglich

Political Cartoons by Robert Ariail
The Autophagy Begins

Political Cartoons by Chip Bok

Political Cartoons by Steve Kelley

Political Cartoons by Pat Cross

Political Cartoons by AF Branco

Political Cartoons by Henry Payne
Nothing wrong with the Oldie Goldies



In The News for Thursday, June 20, 2019
Posted Jun 19 2019 7:53PM

·        The President kicked off his re-election campaign in Orlando on Tuesday night to a packed house of rabid supporters who had been lining up for the previous 45 hours. Approximately 120,000 people tried to get tickets for a venue that held 20-25,000. Contrast his kickoff announcement to Joe Biden’s “snore-fest announcement.” If you’re a supporter, you got just what you wanted to see in Orlando, an energized candidate ready to fight it out. If you’re not a fan, you might be worried at the difference between the crowds the President draws and the ones the riders in the Democratic presidential clown car draw. The President took no prisoners, telling his supporters “No matter what label they give, a vote for any Democrat in 2020 is a vote for the rise of radical socialism and destruction of the American Dream. Don’t... [Read More]

More Memes
Posted Jun 19 2019 11:56AM









Apparently, President Trump made quite an impressio on the Queen


I want the rights to sell this in the Southeast


Been putting off that colonoscopy for too long


Don't forget that men who wear kilts often carry knives











Favorite Memes and Cartoons
Posted Jun 19 2019 11:35AM

Political Cartoons by AF Branco
Political Cartoons by Steve Kelley
Political Cartoons by AL Goodwyn
Political Cartoons by Pat Cross
Political Cartoons by AF Branco
Political Cartoons by Ken Catalino
Political Cartoons by Steve Breen
Political Cartoons by Michael Ramirez
Political Cartoons by Gary Varvel




In The News for Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Posted Jun 19 2019 7:48AM


·        This is a great story about a young man’s struggles and his families frustrations over their inability to help him. Ultimately, we all make our own choices. I encourage you to read this to the very end, there is an interesting twist.

·        There is no question it needs to... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Posted Jun 18 2019 7:31AM

·        Jim Grant, of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, says the Fed will cut rates todayThis in a pre-emptive strike. If won’t take long to see if he’s right.

·        A party run by children? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the soul of the Democrat Party. She represents 50 years of indoctrination in colleges,... [Read More]

In The News for Monday, June 17, 2019
Posted Jun 17 2019 7:22AM

·        I hope you all enjoyed a great Father’s Day yesterday, or as some call it, Toxic Masculinity Awareness Day.

·        I’m wondering if voters in the Mile High City are suffering a mass outbreak of altitude sickness resulting in cerebral edema. How else do you put any kind of logical spin on the results of their recent election?   

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In The News for Friday, June 14, 2019
Posted Jun 14 2019 7:59AM

·        Great quote from Ronald Reagan: “How do you tell a communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.”

·        It just keeps getting smellier and smellier, doesn’t it? It now appears the State Department was in it up to their ears along with an aide to Rep. Steny Hoyer, which would indicate that the good senator was aware... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, June 13, 2019
Posted Jun 12 2019 10:01PM

·        Something needs to be done and done quickly, yet Congress seems to be giving the emergency a big “Ho Hum.” Illegal immigrants from Ebola countries are being dumped in U.S. cities and are crawling out of manholes in El Paso like roaches. This should be the lead story on all the mainstream media evening news shows, but it’s being ignored because it doesn’t fit the narrative. American citizens should be marching on Washington with pitchforks.

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In The News for Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Posted Jun 12 2019 7:23AM

·        What’s life like is a Socialist paradise? Venezuela’s long good-bye.  

·        Reading between the lines, Atty. Gen. Barr is saying, “I’m going to get to the bottom of this outrageous misuse of our legal system.” Dear Chairman Nadler. As I’ve said, I’ll be satisfied when I see Brennan doing a perp walk and Comey getting lawyered up.

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In The News for Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Posted Jun 11 2019 6:49AM

·        This is a joke, right? Apparently not. From PowerLine. Biden’s switch over the weekend on his position on the Hyde Amendment has drawn a lot of comments and criticism. One suggestion is a new nickname. Instead of Slow Joe it’s now Floppy Joe. A friendship bracelet? Really?

·        The bond market is overwhelmingly predicting the Fed will cut rates at least twice, probably starting at the July meeting. I’m not so sure and... [Read More]

In The News for Monday, June 10, 2019
Posted Jun 10 2019 7:13AM

·        The President tweeted Friday evening that he had reached an agreement with Mexico that will avert tariffs. This despite all the whining and hand wringing of everyone I saw on the financial news networks for the last week. My thought at the time was wouldn’t it be interesting to see how things would go if everyone showed a united front instead of playing Chicken Little. He’s done something that none of his predecessors have been able to accomplish and he did it in spite of receiving absolutely no help from the Democrats. In fact, I’d say he did it in spite of them. CNN wasn’t happy about the President’s victory. What a... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, June 7, 2019
Posted Jun 07 2019 7:51AM

·        Here is the President’s address at Normandy honoring those who fought on D-Day. It is, as Scott Johnson says, an eloquent and moving speech. If listening to it doesn’t stir your pride in being an American and confirm your belief in American exceptionalism, I have no use for you. God bless every one of these men.

·        I’ve read a lot of accounts of D-Day, but nothing as gripping and realistic... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, June 6, 2019
Posted Jun 06 2019 7:52AM

·        Nancy Pelosi tells her fellow Dems that she wants to see Trump in prison. Have these people lost their minds? Trump Derangement Syndrome is an ugly thing to be afflicted with. I expect to see a choice Tweet from the President.

·        President Trump was interviewed by Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain. I enjoyed it. Piers, of course, had to try to steer the conversation toward climate change, but the President handled... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Posted Jun 05 2019 7:17AM

·        You’ve got to be kidding. Al Gore will collect $320,000 for a Climate Week Conference in Australia where he will “communicate the urgency of the climate crisis.” Fittingly, snow just fell in Queensland for the first time in four years.

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In The News for Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Posted Jun 03 2019 11:03PM

·        What a shock! Who would have thought it? 9 in 10 illegal aliens released into the U.S. aren’t showing up for their court hearings. The penalty should be immediate deportation when apprehended. More evidence of the crisis. Over 100 illegal immigrants apprehended crossing the border who were from Congo, Angola and Cameroon. Wonder how they got to Mexico? And why Mexico allowed them in?

·        An interesting piece published by a leftist professor at Princeton... [Read More]

In The News for Monday, June 3, 2019
Posted Jun 03 2019 6:53AM

·        I have a small, limited number of followers on Twitter and don’t Tweet that often. I did Tweet the Wyoming Rancher’s summary of the Mueller Report, though. Joe Kernan, who I’ve known for years and appeared with on CNBC numerous times, re-Tweeted it to his thousands of followers. Damn! My Twiiter feed exploded! Thanks for sharing, Joe.

·        If you want to watch a truly interesting video, I recommend this interview with... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, May 31, 2019
Posted May 31 2019 7:28AM

·        The Federalist had a piece on Mueller’s hastily called press conference and points out the problems with his narrative. It clearly goes against what he reiterated several times when questioned by Atty. Gen. Barr and his staff. I strongly suspect that one of the primary reasons for his press conference was to hopefully avoid having to testify in front of Congress where he would be subjected to some potentially embarrassing questions from Republicans about why he ignored the genesis of the Steele dossier financed by the Hillary Clinton campaign. Alan Dershowitz had some less than complimentary things to say about how Mr. Mueller handled himself.

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In The News for Thursday, May 30, 2019
Posted May 29 2019 8:49PM

·        Imagine you are the worst market timer ever. How might you have fared with your investments in the stock market. I saved an interesting article from CNBC’s web site about four years ago. It is the story of “Bob”, the world’s worst market timer. Bob made his initial investment in 1973 right before a 48% drop in the S&P 500. He held on and finally had the nerve to invest again in September 1987, right in front of a 34% crash. Still, he held on and made two more investments before he retired. One right before the 2000 crash and then again right before the 2007 crash. I sure don’t want to be standing next to Bob during... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Posted May 28 2019 8:40PM

In The News:

·        Tweet of the Day: From my son who often nails it.

... [Read More]

In The News for Tuesday, May 27, 2019
Posted May 27 2019 10:50PM

·        Well, the hue and cry has been pretty much as expected. First to weigh in was Adam Schiff who suggested that the probe of what looks like the biggest scandal in American history is “un-American.” Have you noticed that most pictures of him make him look like a surprised parrot? DaNang Dick Blumenthal was also quick to jump in front of the cameras. The laughable Jim Acosta of CNN suggested it was to distract from the President’s spat with Nancy Pelosi. If anyone seems unhinged, it was Nancy, stammering and seemingly unable to even conjugate a simple sentence following her aborted White House meeting which she was responsible for derailing. She seems to have developed... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, May 24, 2019
Posted May 23 2019 10:03PM

·        Good news! At least it’s good news for American citizens who would like to know what’s transpired. Maybe not such good news for those who perverted the system. President Trump, on the advice of his Atty. Gen. has decided to declassify the information related to the Russia probe. Let’s see who leaves town now that the we’re peeling into the really smelly part of the onion. NBC said it was a “stunning move” that was “unprecedented.” Well, so is the scandal they are at the core of. As expected, the spin started quickly with the ludicrous Adam Schiff risibly calling it a clear abuse of power. The hue and cry that is coming will tip you off to... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday, May 23, 2019
Posted May 22 2019 8:41PM

In The News:

·        Thought of the Day: Whatever you’re doing today, do it with all the confidence of a four-year-old in a Batman T-Shirt. I learned how well my four-year old’s vocabulary was coming along when at age 4 we knocked on a neighbor’s door while trick-or-treating. My son was dressed as Batman and the door was opened by one of his 4-year-old friends wearing the same costume. My son asked him who he was and the little boy said, “Batman.” My son looked him in the eye and said,... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Posted May 21 2019 11:12PM

·        Thought of the Day:

We Do Not Need Tax Records of Millionaires Who Became Politicians…

We Need Tax Records of Politicians Who Became Millionaires!

·        I’ve been skeptical... [Read More]

You Be The Judge: Sane or Insane?
Posted May 21 2019 10:37AM

This is only a small sampling of the headlines out there (by the way, there are at least a few sane ones just to keep you honest)

·        Hillary calls for China to hack Trump.

·        Code Pink tells Venezuelans to accept Maduro.

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In The News for Monday, May 20
Posted May 20 2019 7:13AM

·        Atty. Gen. Barr sat down for a fifteen-minute interview on Friday morning with Fox News. The whole thing is worth watching. It certainly appears that he intends to get to the bottom of things. Inadequate answers and explanations that done hang together? PowerLine had some comments.

·        The Administration has withdrawn almost $1 billion in grants for the California high-speed rail project that has gone nowhere and... [Read More]

In The News for Friday
Posted May 16 2019 10:59PM

·        An interesting piece in PowerLine talking about the left and discussing some of Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises comments.

Our whole civilization rests of the fact that men have always succeeded in beating off the attack of the re-distributors. But the idea of re-distribution enjoys great popularity still, even in industrial countries. . . If we wish to save the world from barbarism, we have to conquer Socialism, but we... [Read More]

In The News for Thursday
Posted May 16 2019 8:25AM

·        You gotta like someone with a sense of humor. It was reported yesterday that Atty. Gen. Barr and Nancy Pelosi were both at a National Peace Officers Memorial Service at the Capitol and that Barr approached Speaker Pelosi and asked, “Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?” Supposedly the two laughed about it, but I suspect Nancy’s laughter was pained. I so hope this is a true story.

·        Also this. You’re... [Read More]

In The News for Wednesday
Posted May 15 2019 7:29AM

In The News:

·        Apparently, John Dunham has been on the job longer that just a few days and he had some people very worried.

·        This week’s update on the Democratic Presidential Clown Car. Always worth a read.

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In The News for Tuesday
Posted May 14 2019 7:52AM

·        Breaking News from last night. It’s starting. Atty. Gen. Barr has assigned the U.S. Attorney in Connecticut, John H. Durham, to review origins of Russia inquiry. It’s about time. Watch the hysteria build. This is the U.S. Attorney who took on the crooks in the FBI who were protecting Whitey Bulger. He is by all reports an apolitical, straight arrow. Better have plenty of popcorn.

·        This is hardly a surprise to anyone... [Read More]

In The News: Weekend Edition
Posted May 12 2019 2:33PM

·        This is a long, interesting article on Darwin’s theory of evolution. If you have any interest in things of this nature, you’ll find that the science is anything but settled. I was unaware of what has been going on in scientific circles questioning the theory.

·        Comey says Barr has ‘lost most of his reputation’ by acting like Trump’s lawyer. I have a feeling that when this is all said... [Read More]

Friday, May 10, 2019
Posted May 10 2019 3:04PM

In The News:

·        Another layer of the onion had been revealed and, as the author says, the FBI’s sworn story to a federal court is fraying faster than a $5 t-shirt from a tourist trap. A typed memo and handwritten notes taken by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Kavalec on October 11. 2016, 10 days before the FBI used the Steele Dossier to justify a FISA warrant, indicated that the dossier was highly questionable and likely leaked to the media. Comey’s recent behavior... [Read More]

Burger King Pull Russian Ad
Posted Jun 21 2018 8:33AM
Wonder who in the advertising department thought this was a good idea. Burger King has backed away from an ad offering a free lifetime supply of Whoppers for Russian women who get pregnant from World Cup players. It had promised a reward to women who get “the best football genes” and “ensure the success of the Russian team for generations to come.” Sounds like their Russian franchisee might need to be reined in. Amazing!
In The News for Friday, April 28, 2017
Posted Apr 28 2017 11:00AM

In The News:

·        North Korea has a new video out showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding. It’s hard to see this situation improving as long as the increasingly delusional punk who rules the DPRK is in place. There are indications that his own people may be getting tired of his act.

·        If you live in a high tax state, you might not like one facet of the President’s new tax reform proposals. The loss of being able to deduct state and local taxes will not be popular with high-tax blue states and some that went red in the last election. As one executive of a moving company said, “I wish I had a... [Read More]

In The News for Friday, April 28, 2017
Posted Apr 28 2017 11:00AM

In The News:

·        North Korea has a new video out showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding. It’s hard to see this situation improving as long as the increasingly delusional punk who rules the DPRK is in place. There are indications that his own people may be getting tired of his act.

·        If you live in a high tax state, you might not like one facet of the President’s new tax reform proposals. The loss of being able to deduct state and local taxes will not be popular with high-tax blue states and some that went red in the last election. As one executive of a moving company said, “I wish I had a... [Read More]

SMART Cells Open Door to Arthritis Vaccine
Posted Apr 28 2017 9:54AM
Faster, please! SMART cells open door to arthritis vaccine. For those of you with a more scientific bent, here is the report published in Stem Cell Reports. This would go a long way toward making 65 the new 40.
In The News for Friday, April 28, 2017
Posted Apr 28 2017 9:51AM
In The News: ·        North Korea has a new video out showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding. It’s hard to see this situation improving as long as the increasingly delusional punk who rules the DPRK is in place. There are indications that his own people may be getting tired of his act. ·        If you live in a high tax state, you might not like one facet of the President’s new tax reform proposals. The loss of being able to deduct state and local taxes will not be popular with high-tax blue states and some that went red in the last election. As one executive of a moving company said, “I wish I had a conveyor belt running from California to Texas.” And maybe an offshoot that runs to Tennessee. ·        Co-workers at this St. Louis 7-Eleven are referring to one of their fellow clerks as a She-ro. As... [Read More]
SMART Cells Open Door to Arthritis Vaccine
Posted Apr 28 2017

·        Faster, please! SMART cells open door to arthritis vaccine. For those of you with a more scientific bent, here is the report published in Stem Cell Reports. This would go a long way toward making 65 the new 40.

In The News:
Posted Feb 26 2017 1:30PM
• In case you’re interested, here is President Trump’s speech at CPAC. As John Hinderaker says, “he seems to be getting better at the politics game.” • This is just classic. State Department Writes Anti-Leak Memo…Which Quickly Leaks To The Washington Post. That swamp is going to take a lot of draining. • This is news to me and you can bet I’ll ask my pharmacist directly next time I have a prescription filled. • A California State Senator was removed from the chamber for telling the truth. Her comments were about Tom Hayden. • DHS is soliciting pitches for the border wall. Potential contractors will submit a concept paper by March 10, and then those selected will submit actual full proposals and potential pricing. • Shale Is Reshaping America’s Oil Trade Balance. No kidding. I seem to remember that President Obama mocked Sarah Palin by saying we couldn’t drill our way out of our energy shortage. Here he is in... [Read More]
In The News – Monday, January 12th, 2015 Edition
Posted Jan 12 2015 7:00AM
In The News – Friday, January 2nd, 2015Edition
Posted Jan 02 2015 7:00AM
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your government agencies who make law by fiat. The EPA is probably the most egregious offender and one that badly needs to be reined in by Congress.

  • Starting to see more of this in societies that have been radically affected in Europe and Scandinavia. I expect it will grow.

  • I don’t doubt this study for a second. My fifteen year old is uncanny in his ability to navigate. My wife on the other hand has no sense of direction at all. The entorhinal region of your brain determines this ability.

  • Need more proof that these heathens need to be eradicated? How about this? Again, these half-wits aren’t religious by any shape form or fashion. They are psychopathic killers who should be shown no mercy.

  • Vlad isn’t a happy guy. Read More]

In The News - Thursday, December 18th, 2014 Edition
Posted Dec 18 2014 7:00AM
  • Politics as usual. Should we be surprised? I think not. This is from the New York Times by the way, not some conservative blog site. Apparently the solution to immigration and visa problems is making political contributions to the right folks.

  • A Federal judge has ruled that the... [Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 Edition
Posted Dec 17 2014 7:00AM
  • Islamic militants strike again in Pakistan. Taliban militants kill 126 in Peshawar, most of them students.  This has nothing whatsoever to do with religion. This is uneducated, ignorant people terrorizing the rest of the world. They don’t deserve anything except to be wiped from the face of the earth by any means possible.  

  • Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past few weeks you have to be aware of the massive Sony hack from the so-called “Guardians”. While the gossip and backbiting among the hoi polloi is as fascinating to me as to anyone else, I have to agree with this piece by Adam Sorkin in the New York Times. Mr. Sorkin makes the point that our own media has aided and abetted this massive breach of the law by publishing this stuff.  

    • Rats have apparently set up housekeeping in the new One World Trade Center offices of Vogue. Supposedly Anna Wintour had refused to go into the One World Trade Center until the rats are cleared out. I can assure you she and I see eye to eye on this one.

    • All I can say about this is “what a putz”!

    • I put in the link to... [Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 Edition
Posted Dec 10 2014 7:00AM
In The News – Thursday, December 4th, 2014 Edition
Posted Dec 04 2014 6:30AM
  • It’s not comforting to see Santa Claus carried away in the back of a paddy wagon. It brought watching children to tears as they realized their Christmas toys might be in jeopardy.

  • This probably shouldn’t be a surprise. November oil & gas permits Hedge Funds have had a tough year. According to this article on CNBC’s web site, nearyl 1000 hedge funds will close this year. The previous record was 1,471 in 2008 during the financial crisis. Smart money, indeed.

  • More on the Energy picture

    • I’ve mentioned the possibility that the Saudis might have miscalculated. This article in the UK Telegraph makes the same point. They suggest that it may well heighten “geostrategic turmoil” across the Middle East and hurt... [Read More]

In The News – Monday, December 1st, 2014 Edition
Posted Dec 01 2014 7:00AM
In The News – Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 26 2014 7:00AM
  • As if the situation in Ferguson isn’t bad enough, Al Sharpton is there to lend his usual level headed conciliatory demeanor. Easy way to fix that is to just remove the TV cameras.

  • Is OPEC becoming marginalized? There are deep divisions in OPEC and Saudi Arabia may be tired of being the axe when it comes to cutting or increasing output. We have commented in the past that the United States emergence as one of the world’s largest producers and our diminishing need to import oil was likely... [Read More]

In The News – Monday, November 24th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 24 2014 7:00AM



  • The President’s amnesty proclamation dominated the news yesterday and enough has been and will be written about it that I’m not going to wade in. We have laws on the books that should be enforced or amended. It’s not as complicated to me as some seem to want to make it. We have folks we’ve elected to wrestle with such things based on feedback from their respective electorates.... [Read More]

In The News – Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 20 2014 8:00AM
  • Santa Monica sushi restaurant pleads guilty to selling meat from endangered Sei whale. Wonder if this restaurant is owned by Elliot Mainway?

  • Here is an interesting article about how President Eisenhower handled a similar problem with illegal immigration. The scale would be somewhat larger today due to decades of politicians not enforcing our laws, but it might be a step in the right direction toward handling a problem that most Americans believe Congress and the President have failed at.

  • Could the Administration be playing game with their social media presence? You may remember the “surprise” that 70% of the President’s 19.5 million Twitter followers were actually fake. It now appears that the Obamacare Facebook page may be similarly misleadingOK. I think I’ve found my new career. How to make homemade ice cream? Scotch for beginners? Crème Brûlée to kill for? Got to be something.

  • Sorry, I don’t agree that this is “virulently racist or indicative of “outright hostility toward Muslims”. It clarifies something that has been an absolute nightmare in the United Kingdom. In the recent midterm election the voters in Alabama voted by a wide margin on Alabama Statewide Amendment 1 which preemptively bans the application of Sharia Law. I have no... [Read More]
In The News – Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 12 2014 7:00AM
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In The News – Thursday, November 6th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 06 2014 6:30AM
  •  Election Update: Good ole Edwin Edwards couldn’t quite pull it off but he did force a runoff on Dec. 6th. At 87, he had his 35 year old wife and 1 year old son at his side. As I said, one of the great characters in American politics. As of right now Republicans will have 52 seats but that could rise when the results from Alaska are final and Louisiana has their runoff. 54 seats would be at the top of anyone’s pre-election estimate. The Republican House majority will be the largest since the Great... [Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 05 2014 7:00AM
  • Well, the election is over and the electorate has spoken. The message seems to be that they are good and tired of business as usual in Washington. To the extent that the election was a referendum on the policies of the past six years, it was a clear repudiation of them. Pretty much all the media, even the New York Times, got it right. Bloomberg, with its notably liberal editorial bias, just couldn’t bring themselves to face reality. The headline yesterday was “Day of Decision Arrives with Fight for Senate Control Too Close to Call.” Didn’t exactly turn... [Read More]

In The News – Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 05 2014 7:00AM
  • Well, the election is over and the electorate has spoken. The message seems to be that they are good and tired of business as usual in Washington. To the extent that the election was a referendum on the policies of the past six years, it was a clear repudiation of them. Pretty much all the media, even the New York Times, got it right. Bloomberg, with its notably liberal editorial bias, just couldn’t bring themselves to face reality. The headline yesterday was “Day of Decision Arrives with Fight for Senate Control Too Close to Call.” Didn’t exactly turn... [Read More]

In The News – Tuesday, November 3rd, 2014 Edition
Posted Nov 04 2014 6:30AM
  • Election Today. Get out and vote or you have no excuse to complain about what happens. And make no mistake, this is a referendum on the policies of the last six years and whether you think government... [Read More]

In The News – Friday, October 31st, 2014 Edition
Posted Oct 31 2014 7:00AM
  • As we near next week’s elections it’s getting harder and harder to put out in the news without diverging into politics. The news is just covered with the various races around the country and the campaigning going on. Turnout is likely to have a big effect on how things turn out, so please plan on voting. It counts.

  • As we near next week’s elections it’s getting harder and harder to put out in the news without diverging into politics. The news is just covered with the various races around the country and the campaigning going on. Turnout is likely to have a big effect on how things turn out, so please plan on voting. It counts.

  • This is a potentially lifesaving technology.  Being able to diagnose multiple diseases by sampling a patient’s breath. I volunteered for this test and the doctor told me he diagnosed Scotch on my breath.

  • Who do you think the world’s largest growing consumer is? If you guessed the Chinese you got a big goose egg. Malawi take the prize followed by Sierra Leone, Turkmenistan, Saudi Arabia and Mongolia. Of course Malawi is about the size of Pennsylvania and Sierra Leone is smaller and has been affected by Ebola so I’m not sure I see any investment plays here.

  • 95% of Vietnamese support free market capitalism. I was there in 1971-1972 and there was a thriving black market and very industrious merchant class. Ultimately, maybe we won that war after all.  It’s interesting that emerging economies are more optimistic than rich countries.

  • This is a very interesting article from USA Today that shows the evolution of our diversity from 1960 projected to 2060. It’s clear from looking at this that we are undergoing a major transformation. Black Americans will notice it even more as they become a smaller and smaller minority due to immigration from other countries. Scroll down to... [Read More]

In The News – Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 Edition
Posted Oct 21 2014 7:00AM
  • This is a little disquieting, isn’t it? Apparently we’re taking the Bible’s words to heart – “If your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty, give him something to drink.” Romans 12:20 and Proverbs 25:21-22. As the article points out there is no sign that ISIS is shamed at all or even grateful. Go figure. Your tax dollars at work.

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In The News – Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Edition
Posted Oct 15 2014 7:00AM
  • I’ve talked about the reason for owning blue chip, dividend paying growth stocks until you may be tired of hearing it. Here’s an example of a company with a 2.8% dividend yield (the ten-year treasury is 2.2%) and earnings and revenue growth.

  • In The News – Tuesday, October 14th, 2014  Edition

    • This is sad. Apparently even family members of employees and commentators aren’t even tuning in anymore. MSNBC in deep ratings spiralAn interesting critique of Presidential speeches. Over time they seem to have been dumbed down for obvious reasons. Back in the day when one had to be a landowner to vote, Presidential speeches were given as if the Predident was speaking to men of equal intellectual capabilities. Now we’re lucky if we can find a man on the street... [Read More]

In The News – Friday, October 10th, 2014 Edition
Posted Oct 10 2014 7:00AM
  • Better call your bookie. Microsoft’s Cortana correctly predicted 13 of 15 games in week five of the NFL season. For the year it is 47-29. Here are the picks for this week.  The interesting one to me is the one where Cortana goes against the Vegas line by picking the Steelers over the Browns.

  • There’s been a real rush to the presses by those in the Administration who realize there is a finite shelf life for memoirs about the Obama presidency. In the past these tomes have typically come out after the President leaves office and in some cases well after the President leaves office. In this case there are already been five... [Read More]
In The News – Wednesday, October 8th ,2014 Edition
Posted Oct 08 2014 7:00AM
In The News – Thursday, October 2nd Edition
Posted Oct 02 2014 7:00AM