1984- Now Available in Non-Fiction
Orwell’s 1984: Now Available in Non-Fiction

From 1949 comes the prophetic voice of George Orwell. Along with Ayn Rand, Orwell is turning out to be prophetic in the battle between the individual and the state.

Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered, and the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute, history has stopped, Nothing exists except an endless present in which the party [government] is always right.

How has the housing market REALLY been performing?

Government Overreach and the Housing Market

There has been talk of improvement, but we’re still suffering from the devastating financial crisis that originated from excessive government subsidies and mandates on the banking system. Central planning continues as the government overreaches–it doesn’t matter which administration, central planning has dire consequences–has relaunched its campaign to “encourage” home ownership (more subsidies and banking system pressure). I believe that these activities exceed the government’s rightful role. (home prices, housing market, financial crisis, governement)

[chart-of-the-week] Trends in American Public Schooling
The politics of global warming pits the environment against the economy, but…

The politics of global warming pits the environment against the economy, but that’s just politics. What I mean is this, we’re smart enough to find a win-win solution. I don’t have the answer, but I think it’s not going to be government intervention the way the present legislative and executive branches have been approach it.

Is this a foreign policy of indifference, neglect, and cover-up?

Not a great cartoon, in that it tries to make a point without making an argument. I don’t think Obama’s neglect was willful.