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Policy Without Consequences

David Goldman writes Why Liberals Don’t Care About Consequences in Pajama Media: Excerpt: Why don’t liberals seem to notice the catastrophic consequences of their policies, and why to they imagine imminent horrors where none exist? If you corner a liberal…

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The Poverty Industry

Charles Martin writes in Pajamas Media, The End of Poverty in America: In any case, though, this seems to be a solution in search of a problem, because there is no poverty in America, and I can prove it. According…

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The Asian American Vote

David Goldman writes in Pajamas Media, Stop talking about the Hispanics for a moment — what about Asian-Americans?, 11/9/12 Excerpts: Apart from some fatuous self-congratulation from Asian-American liberals, there has been very little discussion of the 73-26 Asian-American margin of support for…

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The Greedy 99%

David Goldman, always with an original perspective, writes An Economic Primer: Why Americans Won’t Invest in Themselves in Pajamas Media, 9/27/12 Excerpts Pension and retirement funds in the United States control $16 trillion in assets. That’s more than double the…

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The Shamelessness of Moral Supremacists

In short, our top pundits, our political elites, our very president all believe that they can blast the unfairness of high capitalism while doing everything in their power to enjoy its dividends — and demand an ethical standard from others…

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Spoons and Leaf Blowers

With Pelosi explaining that unemployment benefits are the best form of stimulus spending and the President suggesting that further regulation actually creates jobs, it is hard to  conceive of more misguided economic thinking. On a tour in China economist Milton Friedman asked…

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Outsourcing Morality

The outsourcing of private morality to the state is a particularly modern affliction, but equally as pernicious. We witness the startling paradox that today’s private society is crasser, less honest, and more uncouth even as its government’s official morality stresses…

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Anti-Semitism at OWS Rallies

I discounted much of what was happening on the Occupy Wall Street rallies and its sister rallies in other cities.  The movement seemed shallow and unserious. Many of the marchers just sound like idiots: it was hard to find any…

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Just One More Snowflake

Why is it more moral for a federal bureaucrat in a state-supplied SUV to shut down an offshore oil rig on grounds that it is too dangerous for the environment than for a private individual to risk his own capital…

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Accumulating Disincentives

from Pajamas Media- Zero Jobs 101 — the Psychology of Alienating Employers by Victor Davis Hansen – September 2, 2011 Experpts: In the last 30 months, the Obama administration has created a psychological landscape that finally just seemed, whether fairly…

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