Pretty Dadgum Important

Well, President Obama’s hair-brained idea is about to come true, sequestration.  In spite of what he says, it was his idea as amply explained by Bob Woodward here.   Obama’s sequester deal-changer Down here in Texas we have a name for people like President Obama who do something and then say they didn’t.  That’s right, a dissembler.  A Texan considers…

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Sick Around the World

PBS Frontline did a series on healthcare systems in 5 industrialized countries -United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland.  It is very informative.  Frontline tends to have a leftist slant but nevertheless this is a thought-provoking look at how healthcare is delivered in other countries and gives one a basis for comparison to our system, both pre-ObamaCare and after.  The…

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Looking Into a Crystal Ball

The US intelligence community put together a study which discusses the next 25 years and the challenges we will face on various fronts.  One of the findings that interested me was the following.  ”A return to pre-2008 growth rates and previous patterns of rapid globalization looks increasingly unlikely, at least for the next decade,” in part because total non-financial debt…

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$80 Billion Dollar Question

What happens if millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share according to President Obama’s formulations?  Forget about the fact that people who make $250 thousand per year are not millionaires or billionaires.  Everyone acknowledges that the increased tax revenues will amount to about $80 billion per year.  President Obama has staked his entire presidency on being able to say that…

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