Basic arithmetic is now too offensive for the ‘cancel culture’

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice.

2 + 2 = imperialism


Making its rounds on Twitter is a Tweet stating:[...]
  • Sovereign Man
  • July 10, 2020
  • Bahia Beach

Federal Reserve: Everything is fine. Just like in 2008

It’s nothing but rosy news coming from the Federal Reserve.

Recently the Fed released this reassuring statement:

“The banking system remains well-capitalized under even the harshest of these downside scenarios. . .”

In other words, everything is just fine.

Yet at the same time, the Fed[...]
  • Simon Black
  • July 9, 2020
  • Bahia Beach

My ridiculous saga to refuse free government PPP money

A few months ago when the US government announced its ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ for small businesses, my first thought was, “This is going to be seriously abused.”

PPP, as it’s called, was the crown jewel in Uncle Sam’s efforts to sprinkle trillions of dollars around the US economy; the[...]
  • Simon Black
  • July 8, 2020
  • Bahia Beach

The problem with monuments. . .

Well, we knew it was bound to happen sooner or later.

Last week a handful of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison called for a statue of Abraham Lincoln to be removed from the campus.

Unlike other more ‘controversial’ Lincoln statues that portray him breaking the chains of[...]
  • Simon Black
  • July 6, 2020
  • Bahia Beach

1 million dead people received federal bailout checks

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice.

A million dead people received stimulus checks totalling $1.4 billion


In response to coronavirus[...]
  • Simon Black
  • July 3, 2020
  • Bahia Beach

You should really start thinking about a second passport

On September 3, 1838 Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey sat in a train car heading north out of Baltimore.

Frederick would later recount how his heart pounded as he waited for the conductor to check his papers. As a black man in a southern slave state, Frederick had to prove[...]
  • Simon Black
  • July 2, 2020
  • Bahia Beach