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Interesting Graphic: Who Profits from the NCAA Tournament?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

today is the start of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (it actually started earlier for play-in teams but today is when the real fun begins). To clebrate, I thought I would share with you this graphic I came across today (just click on it to see the original larger version). Oh, and… GO KANSAS!

Quote of the Day – Henry Hazlitt on Marxism

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

“The whole gospel of Karl Marx can be summed up in a single sentence: Hate the man who is better off than you are. Never under any circumstances admit that his success may be due to his own efforts, to the productive contribution he has made to the whole community. Always attribute his success to […]

Humor: Gas Prices

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

From Money: 7 Spending Cuts You’ll Really Feel

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Ugh! If we need any more proof that we’re too dependent on government, this list of “7 Spending Cuts You’ll Really Feel” should cover it: 1. Shrinking unemployment benefits. Some 3.8 million Americans estimated to collect unemployment checks between March and September will feel the pain the most. That’s because unemployment benefit checks are being […]

Obama’s Circular Reference

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Here’s a little humor for you. Those of you who don’t use Excel probably won’t get this.

Interesting Piece: The Myth of a Stagnant Middle Class

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

From today’s WSJ is The Myth of a Stagnant Middle Class by Donald Boudreaux and Mark Perry lays out three reasons why they think the middle class is doing better than we are being told: It is true enough that, when adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index, the average hourly wage of nonsupervisory […]

Should the Capital Gains Tax Rate Remain Low?

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Interesting piece from IBD: Six Reasons to Keep Capital Gains Tax Rates Low Two interesting points that I hadn’t really thought about: Inflation. If an individual buys a stock for $10 and sells it years later for $12, much of the $2 in capital gain may be inflation, not a real return. Inflation — and […]

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