Again, we call on every decent “liberal” out there who knows that political correctness is an anti-intellectual cult to speak up. We may not agree on economic issues, and perhaps many cultural issues, but I think intellectually honest people can all agree that reading Huckleberry Finn is not an act of racism. All intellectually honest people can agree that eating tacos is not “cultural appropriation.” And I think all intellectually honest people can agree that the “micro-aggression” folks have collectively lost their minds.
The NFL is deeply crony.
Hey taxpayers – pay for my stadium. Thanks. What? You want “free” tickets? Ha! That’s funny. Don’t you know nothing’s free? Don’t worry though. You can look at the stadium you built me on TV.
There are no tears shed here for the NFL’s ongoing decline.
This week I talked to a guy in Washington DC about the riots that tore through Washington after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. He told me of watching the fires spread through the city as a little boy. Right up to the Capitol. He recalled the chaos and then he swept his hand at the smart looking office buildings that surrounded us. “But we’ve come a long way since that time.” And he didn’t mean just that the neighborhood was now pretty,
Now the question is – will the skeletons start falling out of the Obama White House closets before Halloween?
Cronyism increases exponentially with the complexity of a law or bill.
Now what do you think this says about Cronycare, I mean Obamacare as it is constructed today?
Stories like this really make me question the future of this country. How can parents stand for this? But they do. No wonder FDR, the closest thing this country has ever had to a fascist in the White House is so venerated in textbooks. Public schools are sick in too many places. The teachers have forgotten who they work for. The students. The parents. The taxpayers.
As my professor said once, teachers lost their status as professionals once they unionized.
For the record I am deeply proud of The Mises Institute and all it stands for. It is the heart of libertarianism, standing up for what is right against forces that are much larger than it, with much larger budgets, and much more power.
This is me at the Mises Institute standing next to a bust of the brilliant (though not infallible) Murray Rothbard.
The Mises Institute is one of the leading lights of liberty and a standard bearer for the only successful libertarian revolution in history (to date),
In fairness I’ve seen on-air talent act almost as bad toward a production staff. The people in front of a camera have extremely high opinions of themselves generally. They are elevated onto pedestals, typically paid very well, but at the same time anchors know that every other reporter in the building wants to bump them off.
Still this is a good exhibit of reality versus what is sold on TV. The 2 are very different things. Don’t watch if you find the F word offensive.