The Tea Party Economist
Tea Party Economist, RIP — Mailing List Deleted by Mistake
Thu, 11 May 2017 19:53:10 +0000
That’s all, folks! My list of 85,000 names got deleted by mistake. It was a great run. I will still publish free articles in the “Tea Party Economist” department on But at age 75, I do not intend to start over. I began assembling the list in 1997. Ah, youth! My time is spent […]
Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria: Faked Evidence, Says MIT Expert
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:56:51 +0000
A professor who challenged the 2013 claims of a chemical attack in Syria is now questioning the Trump administration’s narrative blaming the Assad government for the April 4 attack in the Idlib province town of Khan Shaykhun. . . . “I believe it can be shown, without doubt, that the document does not provide any […]
A War With Syria Has Begun
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:25:47 +0000
Woodrow Wilson won the election of 1916 because he campaigned on a platform of peace. He had kept us out of war. On April 2, 1917, he asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany. The Senate voted to go to war on April 4. It took until April 6 for the House of […]
Free PDF’s: 2900+ Pages of Articles I Edited
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:24:06 +0000
From 1974 to 1981, I edited The Journal of Christian Reconstruction. I got the idea for this journal in 1973. Chalcedon published the volumes. They are available on Chalcedon’s site, but in a revised format. The pagination is different from the originals: new typesetting. Also, for some weird reason, the typesetter decided to let the […]
Raise Your Credit Score
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:23:42 +0000
How would you like to raise your credit score with a phone call? This is a no-brainer if you qualify. You probably do. Your credit score is your FICO score. The credit-rating services use a key metric to see how risky you are. The higher your credit card debt limit, the lower risk you are, […]
Jobs for Kids
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:22:09 +0000
A site member posted this. We live in small town in the mid-west, population under 1200. This is something that we’ve done that I thought I’d pass along for kicks. My wife and I have 6 kids, oldest being 11. Our oldest has a lawn mowing business that just entered its second year. Yesterday […]
Video: A Trump-Inspired Sport
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:21:32 +0000
This sport is like pole vaulting. New technologies will make the performers even better.
Phishing for Anti-Trumpers
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:20:24 +0000
The reaction against Trump in some circles is total. The liberals really think Trump is going to make a difference. Phishers have tapped into this. I received this several times. So did a friend, who reminded me. *********************************************************************Canada Immigration and Resettlement Bureau 1148 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C3 Canada Provincial Nomination ProgramsDear Nominee, You […]
Koppel vs. Hannity: “Too Much Diversity!”
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 11:03:01 +0000
Ted Koppel interviewed Sean Hannity on Sunday Morning on March 26. This exchange took place: [Hannity] “We have to give some credit to the American people that they’re somewhat intelligent and that they know the difference between an opinion show and a news show. You’re cynical.” “I am cynical,” said Koppel. “Do you think we’re […]
Challenge: What Was the Last Year the Government Had a Surplus?
Sat, 01 Apr 2017 11:02:50 +0000
There are two kinds of U.S. government deficits: on-budget and off-budget. The one that gets all the attention is the on-budget deficit. It’s relatively small. The big one is the off-budget deficit. That is the deficit in Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other government old-age wealth-transfer programs. This deficit is called unfunded liabilities. The present […]