Tag Archives: Job Creators

That Dangerous Book

Let’s go back to 1922 – the year the Teapot Dome Scandal broke and Warren G. Harding turned on the first radio in the White House, ever. Out here, that was the year the Hollywood Bowl opened, and the year … Continue reading

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The Steady Drift toward Oligarchy

Taxation is theft and everyone should get to keep every penny they earn – but if there has to be taxation, the Takers should pay those taxes and the Makers pay no taxes at all, because if we relieve the … Continue reading

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Nausea and Economic Populism

Perhaps Mitt Romney has found his running mate – the charismatic young mayor of Newark, Cory Booker. Yeah, he’s a Democrat, and what they call a progressive – but he’s black, which would shake things up, and he’s from New … Continue reading

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Straight Out of California

It’s the old cliché – people move to California, and specifically Los Angeles, and maybe more specifically the beach here, to reinvent themselves – to start over, with a fresh slate or whatever, as someone new. And the sunshine and … Continue reading

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Not the Wright Stuff

This was supposed to be the Leona Helmsley election. You remember her – fabulously wealthy, and born on the Fourth of July too – a masterful businesswoman and real estate entrepreneur. Yeah, she had the nickname the Queen of Mean, … Continue reading

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