Past Articles


More Drugs… More Drones… More Credit-Pushing Drivel

“Dad, I’ve got to do something,” begins a panicky letter from one of the children. “When I changed my job status I lost my health insurance. The best policy I can find is $550 a month. What should I do?” “Don’t buy the insurance,” we suggested. “It’s a waste of money. Just don’t get sick,” we added helpfully. There...

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Stop Summers Now!

Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Or the woman… Ben Bernanke is leaving the Fed at the end of...

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In Praise of America’s Political Perverts

We’re back in the US after a delightful summer in Europe. Americans get much less wound up by important...

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You Say You Want a Revolution

Is it a revolt?" Louis XVI asked the Duke de La Rochefoucauld. "No, sire, it is a revolution." We are already...

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A New American Century?

Let's see. Where are we? Dow up 88 yesterday. Gold up $22. What's pushing up the Dow? A lot of chatter...

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What I’m Doing With My Money Now

Today, I want to do something a little unusual... I want to tell you why I've set up something called...