Author Archives: Steve Kates

Keeping up with the outrage du jour

It’s hard to keep up with the stream of left perfidy and gross stupidity. Where we are today is the New York Times with their article from some deep state malcontent slagging off on the Trump administration while pretending to … Continue reading

Posted in American politics | 23 Comments

The American media cannot stop lying

Below you may find the entire text of 11 Craziest Revelations From Bob Woodward’s Book on Trump’s ‘Nervous Breakdown’ Presidency, which is trying to explain just how wonderful Woodward’s worthless book is. But before you read that, you should read … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media | 20 Comments

Sanctimony at its highest level

I have been watching the opening of the Kavanaugh hearings. It is a bizarre exercise in which every bit of what the Democrats are doing is a fishing exercise to hope that something might yet come up that might, if … Continue reading

Posted in American politics | 26 Comments

Just in case the evidence mattered

I take it for granted that there are a fair few who vote for the Coalition who are actually firm believers in AGW. Malcolm did, after all, get 40 votes in the party room. As I see it, the Libs … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming and climate change policy | 20 Comments

The first fair and deliberate exchange in world history

From The Wealth of Nations: “Nobody ever saw a dog make a fair and deliberate exchange of one bone for another with another dog. Nobody ever saw one animal by its gestures and natural cries signify to another, this is … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Economics, Market Economy | 8 Comments

Workers need a pay rise and are therefore determined never to get one

Two kinds of contrary stories, but only contrary if you are not part of the cargo cult mentality of the left. Then we can have higher real incomes and at the very same time throw over the cheapest energy sources … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Economics on the left, Global warming and climate change policy | 45 Comments

The power of ignorance

Stunning! Senior Facebook Engineer Admits “We Tear Down Posters Welcoming Trump Supporters” World Net Daily reported on a similar study that found that despite the tech giant’s claim to be “a fair and balanced arbiter of facts,” a significant percentage of … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 30 Comments

If it’s not illegal to say it then it should be illegal to prevent it from being said

TRUMP WARNS FACEBOOKGOOGLETWITTER BIAS, CENSORSHIP FIRESTORM Trying to find a positive story about PDT that is a week old on Google is often impossible. Sometime Duck Duck Go will allow me to access what I know is there, but sometime … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Media | 92 Comments

My agenda for our new government

This is the agenda for the new government. 1) Balanced Budgets, Easing of Business Regulations and a Sharp Reduction in Public Spending Modern macro, that teaches that spending, of itself, is the basis for economic growth, higher employment and rising … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Federal Politics, Politics | 59 Comments

“A Sociopathic Philosophy Conceived in Gross Error and Ignorance”

A note to me from the author. If you want to stop and reverse the resurgence of socialist ideas on campus and elsewhere, here’s an excellent vehicle for doing it: This thirty-three thousand word essay is now available in Kindle … Continue reading

Posted in Socialism | 16 Comments