Is It Cynicism or Paranoia, Or Whistling Past the Grave Yard? Give it your best

I know just enough about the market to be scary. I know buy low, sell high. Utilities are mostly good, and stay away from steel and most American autos and airlines. BUT, over on Modern Survival Blog I saw this chart: http://modernsurvivalblog.com/the-economy/major-stock-market-crash-in-january/ Uncanny in its step for step matching: To say the least, I don’t …

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Euphemisms!

Thanks to Robert Stacey Stacy McCain, I have discovered a new term, used by the National Institute of Health — which must make it official! — for lesbians: women of minority sexual orientation. It would seem to your Editor that such an official, but less than completely descriptive term could cover a great many things. …

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Reid Blames Obama For The Deadly Marine Accident

Sen Hairy Reed inadvertantly blames BO for the accident at the Nevada Depot that killed Seven Marines. Hairy Reed blamed the accident on the sequestration which was the Lame Brain idea of BO. So if Sequetration was the cause of the dead Marines, then BO is the cause of the dead Marines. It’s clear Hairy …

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The left are not happy with the fiscal cliff bill, either, and they have reason to not be happy

From : On the Left, Seeing Obama Giving Away Too Much, Again By Peter Baker | Published: January 1, 2013 WASHINGTON — For President Obama, the fiscal deal passed by Congress on Tuesday finally ends four years of debate with Republicans about raising tax rates on the wealthy. But it seemed to reopen a debate …

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Now that the election is over, we’re going to see a lot of stories like this

Flash Player 9 or higher is required to view the chartClick here to download Flash Player nowView the full FNMA chart at WikinvestFrom The Latest Taxpayer Housing Bust With the election over, we learn that the FHA is insolvent. Vindication is overrated, especially in a losing cause, so it brings no satisfaction to have predicted …

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Is NYC Obama’s Lower 9th Ward?

Obama Hit By Storm Backlash By Dick Morris on November 3, 2012 Natural disasters usually follow the same political trajectory: First the incumbent experiences a bounce as he tours the impacted area, shows his concern, and pledges help to his beleaguered constituents. But then reality sets in and the shortages, delays, mishaps, deaths, and devastation …

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This isn’t really surprising

This story made a brief trip through the blogosphere, hitting several conservative websites. This one’s from Karen: Feds Fined Utah High School $15K for Selling Soda During Lunch May 18, 2012 | By Lonely Conservative A Utah high school will have to take money from its budget to pay a $15,000 fine to the federal …

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A waste of time and money

The federal deficit will wind up the year at over a trillion dollars, and the Congress has yet to pass a budget for FY20131 or any of the twelve annual appropriations bills for that year, and automatic tax increases are on the horizon, beginning in 2013, something Congress hasn’t addressed, but apparently both the House …

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Yet another green energy project goes bust

Right below one of William Teach’s famed If all you see . . . posts is one which is pretty closely related: First Solar Lays Off 2,000 In Germany By William Teach April 17, 2012 – 10:53 am First Solar, a recipient of oodles of American taxpayer money, which is having lots of problems here …

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Unfortunately, you cannot idiot-proof government.

From Regulatory Insanity, 2: A $17,000 Dumpster Ramp for the Handicapped Filed under: General — Patterico @ 7:31 am A reader from somewhere in Southern California writes to lament the regulatory roadblocks that are severely delaying the opening of his business: We submitted our building construction plans for the restaurant last year to the county. …

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