January 26, 2009
Caterpillar's killer

The economy continues to tank with Caterpillar announcing more layoffs today. In response to deteriorating business conditions, Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, disclosed nearly 20,000 job cuts, most of which already have been made. They include 5,000 new layoffs of white collar workers, which will occur globally by the […]

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January 26, 2009
The world's scariest graph

This graph of the United States' adjusted monetary base comes courtesy of the St. Louis Fed: Wow. Just wow. Can you say inflation? Stagflation?

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January 26, 2009

I've noted before that the Republican Study Committee has a lot of good ideas on providing the economy a needed kick-start. Some conservative commentators have also suggested cutting the payroll tax -- something that would be felt by rich and poor alike and would also help businesses to keep employing workers. Unfortunately, it doesn't look […]

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January 26, 2009
Sometimes it's about the individual

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut has a hysterical article about women unable to break through the proverbial glass ceiling. I know, you think this is an old article about either: a) Hillary Rodham Clinton's failure to win the Democratic Party's nomination for president, or b) John McCain failing to win the presidency with Gov. […]

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Aside from the "rules are for the Little People" angle, stuff like this really drives home the point that masks are more like an armband on your face, signaling tribal loyalty.

If Breed was actually concerned about Covid, and actually believed masks worked, she wouldn't forget. https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1439962097958412288

Daily Caller@DailyCaller

San Francisco Mayor @LondonBreed defends violating her indoor mask mandate while partying at a club:

“I was feeling the spirit and I wasn’t thinking about a mask."

Fauci should have stopped doing public interviews over a year ago. He's repeatedly done this thing where he pretends (incorrectly) that the science conclusively supports whatever policy position he is advocating for at the time and it leaves a lot of people doubting the science. https://twitter.com/tomselliott/status/1439627772478070791

Tom Elliott@tomselliott

Updated Fauci flip flops:

— COVID being a big deal
— Social distancing
— Masks (flip-flop-flipped)
— Schools re-opening
— T-cell immunity
— Biden admin “starting from scratch” on vaccines
— His wearing a mask as “theater”
— Covid origins
— Covid booster shots

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