Monthly Archives: January 2012

Clever How Taxes Increase 30% After the Election

What’s frustrating is the ploy of waiting to raise taxes until after the election will probably work.  I knew a bunch of new taxes were ready to take affect in 2012 – an additional 3.2% surcharge on investment income for … Continue reading

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CBO Admits Federal Workers Overpaid. Again.

Yes, it’s time for another story on overpaid federal workers.  You’d think with all the stories coming out on this theme, someone would have done something by now but oh, yes, this is the federal government we’re talking about where … Continue reading

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Global Warming: No Need to Panic

There was a great op-ed in today’s Wall St. Journal, signed by 16 scientists, rebutting the “consensus” around global warming.  Science isn’t about consensus – it’s a method which requires evidence, testing, re-testing, and re-testing some more.  At some point … Continue reading

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From the cradle to the grave

Okay, this post depresses me even more than usual, on a couple of levels.  But you can never escape hyper regulations, even upon death.  Did you know that cemeteries need to get a permit for each burial they conduct?  I … Continue reading

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Creating or Saving 1,000 Jobs

In the State of the Union address, Obama said he’d saved over 1,000 jobs by putting a tarriff on tires made in China.  Except in 2009, the tire industry had over 55,000 jobs and in 2011 it dropped to 51,700.  Is … Continue reading

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Getting Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot

Hm…  Is this a manifestation of being in the bubble? Heh.  Okay, that was a thin segue.  I was just looking for an excuse to post the video because I think it’s funny.

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Same Speech, Different Year

Miss the State of the Union speech last night?  No worries – it was much the same as last year’s speech.

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