Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Art of the Impossible

An Article from Townhall.com   THE ART OF THE IMPOSSIBLE by Thomas Sowell http://townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2013/04/30/the-art-of-the-impossible-n1581909/page/full Someone called politics “the art of the possible.” But, in the era of the modern welfare state, politics is largely the art of the impossible. Those … Continue reading

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Hayek v. Keynes

Two very humorous videos on the economic debate between two of the 20th century’s greatest economists, FA Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The response by the common man in the two videos is reflective of the mainstream attitude to the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Scrap Affirmative Action

An Article from The Economist (Economist.com) http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21576662-governments-should-be-colour-blind-time-scrap-affirmative-action   SOCIAL POLICIES Time to scrap affirmative action: Governments should be colour-blind Apr 27th 2013 |From the print edition ABOVE the entrance to America’s Supreme Court four words are carved: “Equal justice under … Continue reading

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Academic Cesspool

An Article from Townhall.com   ACADEMIC CESSPOOL by Walter Williams http://townhall.com/columnists/walterewilliams/2013/04/24/academic-cesspools-n1575006/page/full/ Over the past 10 years, I have written columns variously titled “Academic Cesspools,” “Academic Dishonesty,” “The Shame of Higher Education,” “Academic Rot” and “Indoctrination of Our Youth.” Therefore, I … Continue reading

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Time Come Portia, Time Come.

Originally posted on GRASSROOTS JAMAICA:
If ever a straw broke a camel’s back, that straw fell this afternoon. The Office of the Prime Minister of Jamaica released what may go down in Commonwealth history as the most unfortunate statement on…

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Tests and Tiger Moms

An Article from Capitalism Magazine (CapMag.com)   TESTS AND TIGER MOMS http://capitalismmagazine.com/2013/04/tests-and-tiger-moms/ by Thomas Sowell New York City’s Stuyvesant High School is one of those all too rare public schools for intellectually outstanding students. Such students are often bored to … Continue reading

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Hayek v. Krugman – Cyprus’ Capital Controls

An Article from the Austrian Economics Center (AustrianCenter.com)   HAYEK v. KRUGMAN – Cyrpus’ Capital Controls by Steve H. Hanke http://www.austriancenter.com/blog/2013/03/26/hayek-krugman-cyprus-capital-controls/#.UXRwJ4JAupg Nobelist Paul Krugman has a propensity to spin and conceal. This allows for deception – the type of thing … Continue reading

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