The inmates are running the asylum

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The inmates are running the asylum

When Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy, it was a small event without much fanfare. That’s because the socialist lunatic fringe was considered to be the socialist lunatic fringe.

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Bernie Sanders assures everyone he is not the PETA candidate

Now it looks like the inmates are running the asylum – or the DNC as some people call it.

I know Rubio is talking about Jesus instead of policy all the time. And I don’t want to get into a theological debate. But even if you’re an atheist you should be able to admit that the god Rubio invokes is far more sensible than the economic unicorns Uncle Bernie prays to.


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Why Iowa doesn’t matter

Well aside from the fact that corn is an entirely unexciting vegetable, they’ve only picked one GOP presidential winner in the past 35 years. Iowa only picks the correct nominee about half the time.

Minimum Wage

Why do poor people in China Town, Los Angeles lose when we raise the minimum wage to $15/hr. It has to do with Walmart, low prices, and unintended consequences of do-gooders who don’t understand economics.

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Pricing is not based on the value of a good or the value of its components. Pricing is based on what the market will bear.

Lucy¬†doesn’t qualify for ObamaCare

Sam’s dachshund doesn’t get “free” medicine. The vet only takes real money. While this is certainly a tragedy in need of immediate correction, something odd happens at the vet.

The vet can only charge what the market will bear. Veterinarians are constrained by what consumers can pay and by their competition.

Bumper Music

Baba O’Reilly – The Who
Take Your Momma Out – Scissor Sisters
Don’t Do Me Like That – Tom Petty
Float On – Modest Mouse
Can’t Stop – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rock the Casbah – The Clash
Just Another Day – Oingo Boingo
I Want You Back – Jackson 5

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