Dispatches from Furlough, Day Seven

Yesterday was the first day I spent entirely at home.  I didn't go out of the house, except to get the mail late in the afternoon.  I did catch up on my Wall Street Journal, reading on my bed as usual.  Protected by my Fierce Guard Cat. I did 26 minutes on my rowing machine, …

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What OTL Hath Wrought

Courtesy Of Mr. Dave Carter, on Ricochet this morning.  Dave always gets it right, and this is just excellent.  The family that lives in the White House (gee, I'm wondering why they haven't re-christened it the "Black House") is squandering YOUR money on lavish parties and vacations, while you sweat and toil every day to …

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Calling The Private Sector!! Let’s Generate Private Competition for Government Employment Data!

So maybe there's a bright spot in the federal government shut-down. One area that is shut down that many are complaining about is the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Labor Department that generate employment data. How about the many private companies and organizations that currently publish narrower statistics on US employment, getting serious …

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