Dr. Pritchett and the Philosopher’s Moan

"Dr. Pritchett" speaks:There is no such thing as a self-made man. Every businessman has used the vast American infrastructure, which the taxpayers paid for, to make his money. He did not make his money alone. He used taxpayer infrastructure. He got rich on what other taxpayers had paid for: the banking system, the Federal Reserve,… Continue reading Dr. Pritchett and the Philosopher’s Moan

Decontextualization

The president insists he didn't say hard-work and intelligence are of little value without collectivist government intervention. He claims his recorded, clearly articulated, heart-felt words are being taken out of context. To paraphrase his Democrat predecessor, "It depends on the context of "context."".In the context of reality, the context of the president's remarks is even… Continue reading Decontextualization

#youdidntbuildthat Subsidies required to meet government mandates

BMW CEO Orren Boyle James Taggart Norbert Reithofer says that Germany's goal of having a million electric cars on German roads by the end of the decade will require the government to enact subsidies in the form of tax incentives. It brings to mind Solyndra, A123, General Motors and others. Especially General Motors.The struckthrough names… Continue reading #youdidntbuildthat Subsidies required to meet government mandates