Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick was not killed by a fire extinguisher as New York Times withdraws report

By Rick Manning A Capitol Hill police officer was not killed on Jan. 6 at the US Capitol by someone using a fire extinguisher as a blunt instrument.  It was a lie, reported by the New York Times using two anonymous “law enforcement” sources and now the “Grey Lady” has retracted the guts of the inflammatory story, now stating, “New […]

So where CAN’T you catch Covid? Here, apparently

The British public are very fed up. Their lockdowns have been much more limiting than ours with very few opportunities for meeting up with friends and families or going to restaurants.  So when this professor, a leading epidemiologist who sits on the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Behaviours, spoke up, the words fell on receptive […]

Never-Trumpers flounder in sick mess of own making

The Lincoln Project was launched in late 2019 by a group of high-profile Republicans with the mission to defeat Donald Trump. It went on to raise nearly $90 million for the effort, more than half of which flowed to firms controlled by its various founders, says USA Today. Its sole mission was to story Trump and his followers. At […]

Sebastian Gorka: Democrats Working on Amendment NSA, CIA to Target Americans as Terrorists

The Biden administration is working with congressional committees to allow intelligence agencies to “target” American citizens as terrorists, Sebastian Gorka, host of the America First radio show, warned on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Gorka stated, “I was informed yesterday by a private citizen that the Biden administration — and this comes on […]

Communism Humor

by Dan Mitchell, reproduced with permission. I’ve already shared some politician humor and some socialism humor in 2021, so it’s time to complete the trifecta with a new edition of communism humor. We’ll start with some gallows humor about the link between communism and famine. As far as I can tell, the fad of millennials eating Tide pods has gone away, but […]

A Case Study of How Venezuelan Socialism Killed the Goose with the Golden Eggs

By Dan Mitchell The economic disintegration of Venezuela is a powerful example how socialism fails. Even in a nation with massive oil wealth. This video from Reason tells the tragic story. I think long-run data is especially valuable when assessing a nation’s economic performance. And Venezuela definitely looks terrible when looking at decades of data on per-capita economic output. Especially when compared to a pro-market nations such as Chile. Not that we should be […]

Seniors, loneliness and why we should help

This is a pre-pandemic video but we’re sure the situation is even worse now. There’s an epidemic of loneliness stretching across the world. Self reliance shouldn’t mean toughing it out and going it alone because you’re widowed, or solo. Let’s remember we must help those who can’t always help themselves. Even if it’s only a […]

Why Guru Jeremy Grantham Says the Next Crash Will Rival 1929, 2000.

Jeremy Grantham, co-founder and chief investment strategist of Boston’s GMO, believes U.S. stocks have become an epic bubble and will burst in a collapse rivaling the crashes of 1929 and 2000. In this interview, he explains why, discusses the futility of Federal Reserve policy, criticizes the state of American capitalism, and shares his thoughts on […]