Europe is dying, says France’s leading demographer, and Britain would be better off with the Anglosphere

Daniel Hannan The Telegraph [UK] 7/11/2014

One of this blog’s constant themes is that Britain is shackled to a corpse: the EU is the only trade bloc on the planet that is not growing economically.

It’s important to understand that this decline is not a temporary blip. Although the euro crisis has accelerated Europe’s slide, […]

Afterburner: Reservoirs

Pajamasmedia YouTube 1/18/2013

America once dreamed of colonizing the Moon and putting a man on the planet Mars. Now it appears as though the United States has abandoned those dreams, in addition to those policies that create prosperity. Don’t fret. Bill Whittle sees promise on the horizon, like the abundance of natural gas and promise […]

‘Quantitative easing’ won’t save the nation

Editorial The Charleston Daily Mail 9/17/2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s decision to spend a half-trillion dollars a year for the next three years and maybe more is worthy of a new saying: Those who do not learn from history get to relive the 1970s.

For the third time, Bernanke will try “quantitative easing” – […]

New government fees pepper Obama deficit plan

More than $130B in new government fees pepper Obama deficit plan

Andrew Taylor Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance 9/19/2011

It’s not just millionaires who’d pay more under President Barack Obama’s latest plan to combat the deficit.

Air travelers, federal workers, military retirees, wealthier Medicare beneficiaries and people taking out new mortgages are among those who […]