June 24, 2019

Who’re you going to Trust: The Stock Market or the Media Innumerates?

Years ago, when I used to play poker with some guys, I played a hand in which across the table from me was someone who looked as though he had a straight flush. He kept pumping up the bidding and everyone folded but me. When we finally showed our hands he had nothing. “You don’t […]

Why Obama Thought Going Toxic Was a No-Lose Strategy

Based on his previous campaigns, it’s clear that Obama is quite comfortable with personal attacks on his opponents.  From opening sealed divorce records to lies about extramarital affairs, Obama’s winning mojo has been to tear the other guy down with false personal attacks while declaring that Obama himself has nothing to do with the accusations. […]

We’re Not Going to War with Iran

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 3.16.12 @ 1:15PM Jim Antle argues that the discussion over whether Iran is a rational actor misses the bigger picture of whether we ought to go to war with Iran. The discussion of whether Iran is or isn’t a rational actor is germane because […]