Posts Tagged ‘ The End of Equality ’

Immigration Reform Theater

Immigration Reform Theater

Marketwatch clues us in.  It’s unequivocally good news for investors: More immigration equals cheaper labor, whether that’s provided for picking corn or processing computer code, with a possible rise in aggregate demand to boot.  It’s likely good for the broader economy, though the benefits flow mostly to the rich. In a study that the White...
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Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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Through The Looking Glass

Through The Looking Glass

While most of us would see intense wealth stratification, large pockets of third world poverty, and cratering academic achievement as poor indicators of future prosperity, the governor of the nation’s largest state begs to differ.  Asked on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” about two negative indicators — the state’s nation-high poverty rate and the large...
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The DREAM Factory

The DREAM Factory

This film sounds so delightfully atrocious that we’re moderately interested in seeing just how bad the final product is, should it come to fruition. Much like La Misma Luna, the protagonist of this feature is a beleaguered yet ambitious DREAMer. Who better to tug on the heart strings of credulous cineastes as Congress attempts...
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The Real Lesson of Thanksgiving

The Real Lesson of Thanksgiving

As we gather together with loved ones-or not so loved ones-to give thanks, or express regret, perhaps it’s a good time to put things into perspective. A few days ago an acquaintance posted a cartoon to Facebook often used to lampoon those of us who are not open borders fetishists by predisposition. I’m referring, of course,...
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