Author Archives: ctserf

Why are you entitled?

Whenever I hear Left and Right footed politicians pandering for votes by offering free college with other people’s money, it really grinds my gears as Peter would say.  Do they not understand their words and deeds implicitly denigrate the 60% … Continue reading

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Junk Science and Food Snobs

IMO, you are not a dolt if you believe it is ok to eat steak, eggs, cheese, and ice cream, drink whole milk, and use butter liberally on an occasion. This diet will not send you to an early death … Continue reading

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Sugar Tax Coming to a Store Near You

Not to be outdone by Berkley, Philadelphia just implemented a tax on all kinds of sodas, not just the sugary types. Supposedly, this paternalistic, “unprogressive”, and illiberal social engineering tax is for the benefit of the poor says the Left. … Continue reading

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Hayek’s Pretense of Knowledge

Hayek’s advice on the limits of, and lack of knowledge to make accurate predictions and policy about complex phenomena does not just apply to economics. As I reread this article, it reminded me of the unscientific nature of the climate … Continue reading

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Malloy Threatens Schools over SBAC Testing

Governor Malloy is mad and threatening to punish Connecticut School Superintendents and School districts if they do not comply with his edict that 95% of all children take his test. He’s mad because too many parents are choosing, as is … Continue reading

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The Law – Bastiat

“Man can live and satisfy his wants only by ceaseless labor; by the ceaseless application of his faculties to natural resources. This process is the origin of property. But it is also true that a man may live and satisfy … Continue reading

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On liquor, Governor Malloy is a Supply and Demand Curve Savant 

Not often I side with Governor Malloy, but he is right on SB 14, even if he’s doing it for the wrong reason.  I believe this bill should pass because it benefits consumers and the state has no business running … Continue reading

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Worst Jobs Recovery in Modern History

In the last 70 years, post WW II, there have been 11 recessions with subsequent job losses.  Recessions are as inevitable as the sun rising, and as shown by the chart, we are due for another one shortly.  No matter … Continue reading

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Cup of Tea Invite – August Wolf, GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate to Defeat I-Am-A Dick (“and a liar”) Blumenthal

Friends, August Wolf, Republican candidate to challenge Senator I-Am-A Dick “and a liar” Blumenthal will be our Cup of Tea featured speaker at our monthly meeting Monday, 8 February starting at 7:00 pm.  Open to the public, visit with us … Continue reading

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Capitalism, the Moral Solution

Free market capitalism has lifted more people out of poverty, made more lives better than any other manner for ordering society. Dan Sanchez provides insights into Ludwig Von Mises, a champion in defense of the moral virtue of capitalism and … Continue reading

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