20 July 2014 0 Comments

2014 the 100th anniversary of home air conditioning.

Charles Gilbert Gates was the first American to have air conditioning installed in his private residence. Air Conditioning was invented by Willis Havilland Carrier, a secular saint in my view.     Charles Gilbert Gates  The first US air conditioned residence   Willis Haviland Carrier, engineer and innovator   Cui bono? Who benefits from the […]

14 October 2012 0 Comments

Ideas Matter: Words Matter: Bourgeois Morality and Public Rhetoric

  I haven’t read this book but I am familiar with the central importance and necessity of the “bourgeoisie” in economic growth and political freedom.  Morality Matters: what we believe matters, and what we say matters. Hollywood, the Media, Academi, and the Marxist Left from George Bernard Shaw to Meryl Streep,  relentlessly, indirectly, subtly, stealthily,sabotages […]

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13 September 2012 0 Comments

Union Power Prevents Progress Part 5: Union Power In Politics

Inquirer reports on Union Power and the power of Union Organizers to influence the outcomes of elections. “It’s been proven that our people vote and it’s proven that we can make up 25 to 30 percent of the vote in certain districts,” Williams said. “There are a lot of politicians that want that vote.” In […]

12 September 2012 0 Comments

Milton Friedman: Private Greed Government Greed – Phil Donahue Confronted

Free Market and Free Enterprise raised more people from poverty to middle class. Is Political self-interest nobler somehow that economic self-interest. Milton Freedman  Phil Donahue Video 2:23 minutes  1979

12 September 2012 0 Comments

Union Power Prevents Progress Part 4: Union Power Meets Media Power – Arrest Made

Media Matters the Democratically Owned Inquirer with its Democratic, Unionized Workforce reports, for the first time I can remember, on union racism (one line in Inga Saffron column) and union thuggery. The Inquirer, Daily News, WHYY Newsworks and The Obama Media “barks”.  Unlike Sherlock Holmes and Silver Blaze, the odd thing in this case is […]

11 September 2012 0 Comments

Thomas Sowell: Private Greed Government Greed

   Thomas Sowell’s analysis is excellent and his presentation is the best in the country. Thomas Sowell says it succinctly and compellingly.

11 September 2012 0 Comments

Union Power Prevents Progress Part 3: Philadelphia Unions Racist, Segregated and Very Expensive

Inga Saffron Inquirer Architecture Critic writes about Unions and the Pestronk Brothers. Not surprisingly the Democratically Owned Inquirer with Democratic Unionized Reporters reports little on the unions and even this story is being covered with depth and context by the architecture critic. With some courage, Inga Saffron reports her observation: “The demographics of the protesters […]

9 September 2012 0 Comments

Union Power Prevents Progress Part 1: Unions Oppose More Housing in Phildelphia – The Forgotten Consumer – It’s All About Union Power and Profit

New cranes and new construction seem positive for Philadelphia. The Unions would seem to be prospering, too. Will massive union money and power crush the Pestronk Brothers, who are very young and resourceful. The government seems to have picked its favorite in the contest. READ MORE Inga Saffron10 August 2012    Union Members blocking truck. […]

14 November 2011 0 Comments

Frederic Bastiat v. Karl Marx: Free Market v. Class Warfare

The excellent resource Mises.Org presents a concise history of the economic ideas of Frederic Bastiat; Free Market, Free Trade, Free People, Limited Government xxxx    Free Market v. Scientific Socialism Karl Marx never had a job!  Frederich Engles on Karl Marx Mises. org: “While [Frederic ]Bastiat was shaping economic opinion in France, Karl Marx was writing […]