Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 04

Billings Gazette features fake photos of Greek “austerity”

The Billings Gazette delivers a steady stream of pro-government content. Today, May 4, 2017, the Gazette featured a typical smattering of pro-government news commentary, local business stories and feature stories. But at the bottom of the Gazette’s webpage there appeared a photo feature entitled: “Here’s what seven years of Greek austerity looks like.” See here. …

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May 02

Americans elect Republicans to cut government, and get . . . more government

Vast majorities of American voters have spoken. They want smaller, less intrusive government. For years, Americans have elected “conservative” Republicans who promise to cut government. Now, finally, Republicans control BOTH chambers of Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, the majority of state legislatures and the majority of state governorships. But the most recent budget agreement …

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May 01

MIT climate scientist Richard Lindzen: Belief that CO2 controls global temperature is like belief in magic

“Science is a mode of inquiry rather than a belief structure,” according to legendary MIT climate scientist Richard Lindzen. But many modern people are in the habit of claiming that their own beliefs about manmade global warming represent “science.” Moreover, an immense modern movement to SUPPRESS scientific inquiry has been launched in the name of …

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May 01

The U.S. has the highest tax rates in the developed world

America rose to greatness and prosperity because of its low taxes, property rights and culture of nonregulation. Over the past century, however, trusters of government have fundamentally altered America’s governmental structure. Today, American economic growth is stagnant, and prosperity is increasingly elusive. See here.

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