Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Argument for “Open Borders”

From The Atlantic: If People Could Immigrate Anywhere, Would Poverty Be Eliminated? Whoa.  It’s hard to read this and not feel ethically challenged, and ethically wanting.  If I remember John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice (Wikipedia) correctly, a thinking empathetic person should … Continue reading

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Spain Is In A Great Depression

From the NYT: Spain Is Beyond Doomed: The 2 Scariest Unemployment Charts Ever How to plan your job search (See previous thoughts on Spain here, here, here, and here.) Spain is in a great depression, and it is one of the … Continue reading

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The Looting of the U.S. Treasury Accelerates

From the New York Times: Federal Spigot Flows as Farmers Claim Discrimination Husbanding the U.S. Treasury used to be an honorable endeavor, but we’ve now sunk to a new low in giving away taxpayer funds to purchase votes. But there’s another … Continue reading

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I’m Starting To Read “The Great Deformation” by David A. Stockman

I’ve only read the first chapter, but oh, this looks good…

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