Stupidity as a signal

Courtesy of Ed Driscoll over at Instapundit: That’s the Washington Post saying that the current energy crisis was supposed to kickstart a green revolution, “but the world wasn’t ready.” There’ll be snowmen in Hell before I pay my way through the Washington Post paywall, but since they’re the extreme left’s most loyal propagandists it’s unlikely…

Umbrella Economics

Back when I lived in New York, there were always guys hanging around the entrances to the busier subway stops selling all kinds of junk: pirated CDs and DVDs, scarves, knock-off purses and wallets, cheap sunglasses, the usual kind of flea-market crap. A lot of them also sold umbrellas. Cheap things, sure to blow apart…

How to Help People Cope with Higher Energy Costs in One Easy Step

The rising cost of energy has become the new weather: everyone’s always talking about it, but nobody every does anything about it. Unlike the weather, however, there is something that can be done to offset and even reduce the rising cost of energy: we could lower energy tariffs and taxes. In Denmark especially. It’s that…

Denmark: On Second Thought, We’ll Have What Trump Was Having

Flanked by the leaders of four other parties, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen held a press conference last night to announce that a historic, cross-bloc political agreement had been reached. “Given the gravity of the current situation in Ukraine,” the Prime Minister said, “the government and our partners in the four parties represented here tonight have…

Why Are We So Stupid?

There’s no law saying we have to be stupid but apparently no such law is required. We can’t help ourselves. Putin has his hand on the tap, and now Europe is becoming even more dependent on his gasSimon Kruse, Berlingske.dk, Jan 27 For years, European countries have been talking about dependence on Russian gas, and…