Author Archives: JimQ

30 BLOCKS OF BACK TO SCHOOL

“The problem isn’t that Johnny can’t read. The problem isn’t even that Johnny can’t think. The problem is that Johnny doesn’t know what thinking is; he confuses it with feeling.” ― Thomas Sowell Over the last few weeks there have … Continue reading

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I THOUGHT I WAS MIDDLE CLASS

“The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream.” – Bill Murray When I saw that slimy tentacle of the Goldman Sachs vampire squid, Gary Cohn, bloviating about Trump’s tax plan and … Continue reading

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BOOBS ON CREDIT

Do you ever hear something so startlingly mind numbingly ridiculous you realize it must be a sign things have gotten so fucked up something has got to give? As I was driving to work yesterday morning on the Schuylkill Expressway … Continue reading

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LIES, LIES & OMG MORE LIES

“There are three types of lies — lies, damn lies, and statistics.” – Benjamin Disraeli Every month the government apparatchiks at the Bureau of Lies and Scams (BLS) dutifully announces inflation is still running below 2%. Janet Yellen then gives … Continue reading

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SWINDLING FUTURITY

“The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” ― Thomas Jefferson The government reported a “modest” August budget deficit of $108 billion. That’s one month … Continue reading

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