Beware of Greeks selling bonds

by Vox Day -- The sum of these various factors is that the shadow of debt hanging over the global economy is more severe than it was in 1929. The threat is more…

More threatened by hordes of polar bears

by Vox Day -- When did you first become skeptical about the idea of manmade global warming? There was no Saul-line moment of conversion; it was a gradual dawning. One thing that more…

The map is not the land

by Vox Day -- Thanks to media that have absolutely no understanding of the economic-related news they are attempting to cover, it is commonly believed that the U.S. is no longer in more…

Zombies that ate America

by Vox Day -- Major U.S. banks and securities firms are on pace to pay their people about $145 billion for 2009, a record sum that indicates how compensation is climbing despite more…

The black hole of Haiti

by Vox Day -- In 2009, the United States gave $290 million to Haiti. That was $28.90 for every single one of the 10 million-plus inhabitants of the island nation. It was more…

Killing the geese

by Vox Day -- Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded – here and there, now and then – are the work more…

Trust not in Republicans

by Vox Day -- They abstain from interference, because they fear that, if it fail of good effect, their own safety or reputation may be damaged or destroyed; not because they see more…

2010: The year ahead

by Vox Day -- While the Great Depression is considered to have begun with the great stock market crash of 1929, the first mention of the words "great depression" was in a more…

Merry Christmas

by Vox Day -- The commercialization of Christmas has long been a concern for American Christians, and the overt attempts to secularize the happy holiday have been a minor annoyance in recent more…

How to create skeptics

by Vox Day -- It would seem that the venerable magazine The Economist really believes the global economic crisis is over, since it is now turning the focus of its formidable expertise more…