Month: August 2011

Jefferson City, Limited Government, Missouri

Missouri’s Crap Sandwich Servers

I have a question for State Senator Eric Schmitt: Who says that St. Louis’s 18 million square feet of vacant warehouse space isn’t good enough for Chinese goods? I heard Senator Schmidt on KMOX a couple of weeks ago.  He scoffed at the Show-Me Institute’s analysis of available warehouse space for China Hub saying that …

Limited Government

11 Minutes of Exactly What We’re Talking About

Ed Martin spoke the the Tenth Amendment Center’s Nullification conference in Kansas City.  This is a remarkable description of the problem, the dangers, and the solutions of political seduction and abuse of power. Ed Martin at Nullify Now conference in Kansas City, MO One point that I should have made before being prompted by Ed’s …

Other News, Politics

Who Would Call Out Maxine Waters? Martin Baker Would

Martin Baker, candidate for Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, lays it on the line, challenging Tea Party critics Maxine Waters and Frederica Wilson. Read Martin’s challenge: Today, I am inviting both of these distinguished ladies to St Louis, Missouri to tell me and my Tea Party compatriots in person why we should go straight to Hell. …

Living

Peering Into the Future from the Past

Check this out: As far as the market drop and the comeback of the market, I’d just like to pass along the following information. I stand in the Ten-Year Treasury-Note pit in the Chicago Board of Trade. The name of the room I trade in is the Financial Room. We trade the commodities that represent …

Other News, Union News

Bad Times for Unions

Wisconsin The boards at Democratic Underground crackled on June 12. It was just announced in Wisconsin that the unprecedented recall elections of Republicans will take place August 9. The leftists dreamed.  Visions of a union-boss oligarchy danced in their heads. Posters misquoted Marx and Lenin. Others wanted nothing to do with waiting two months for …

Limited Government, Other News

5 Ways Warren Buffett Can Take Personal Responsibility and Stop Relying on Government to Solve His Problems

Warren Buffett makes the erroneous claim that he pays less in taxes than does his secretary.  He claims that the government thus “coddles” the rich.  He asks the government to increase his taxes, and the taxes of others like him, as if he is incapable of doing that on his own. Buffett is half right.  …

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MoveOnUp.org was never supposed to happen

This weekend, MoveOnUp.org held its first conference. The location was the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the airport. The event launched the Sherman T. Parker Scholarship for African-American Political Science students. But that’s not the big story. The big story is this:  MoveOnUp.org has cheated history. Why “cheated?” Because the past 50 years of American liberal …

Latest, Other News, Tea Party News

Breitbart Cooks Lefties for Lunch at MoveOnUp.org’s Luncheon

“I will die fighting this Democrat-Media Complex, and I will fight alongside you.” That’s Andrew Breitbart’s commitment to African-American conservatives meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the airport in St. Louis, Missouri, yesterday. The three-day “Meet Me in the ‘Lou” conference is the work of the remarkable people at MoveOnUp.org.  Today’s day two, and …

Living

Guess Who’s Still Right 75 Years Later?

Dale Carnegie, of course. Published in 1936, Carnagie’s book, How to Make Friends and Influence People, remains one of the most important works in interpersonal human relations ever written. I wish I’d been humble enough to read this book when I was younger.  Might have saved myself a lot of trouble, reputation, and embarrassment. Here’s …