Greetings. The Republican Party of Iowa is holding its annual Lincoln Dinner tonight, headlined by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccineli, who successfully sued against ObamaCare. Governor Branstad, Congressman King and Congressman Latham are also scheduled to speak tonight, along with others. This is the first major Iowa GOP fundraiser under the leadership of new Chairman [...]
Iowa Republicans have a total of 28 delegates to this year’s national convention in Tampa, Florida. Two delegate selection committee members from each of the state’s four congressional districts met at the Republican headquarters in Des Moines today to draft the slate of 13 at-large delegates that must be ratified by convention delegates at the [...]
By Dan Bacher
California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird announced Friday that the release of a controversial state-federal plan to build a peripheral canal or tunnel will be delayed.
In a May 3 letter to David Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the I…
SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly radio address, Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) testifies before the Assembly Higher Education Committee regarding AB 1501, one of two bills that make up the Middle Class Scholarship Act, which slashes sta…
“As long as I have $20 billion some place, I feel comfortable.”
— Warren Buffett, May 5, 2012
“(I feel) terrific. This is really a minor event. The survival numbers are way up. Basically, I seem to have a good immune system. Maybe I’ll get shot by a jealous husband.
“I love what I do. I work with people I love. It’s more fun every day.”
If markets do a better job of meeting human needs than other principles, that is, if more people enjoy higher standards of living under markets than under socialism, it seems that the allocation mechanism under markets does a better job of meeting the criterion of need, as well. Food, certainly a more basic need than education or health care, is provided quite effectively through markets. In fact, in those countries where private property was abolished and state allocation substituted for market allocation, the results were famine and even cannibalism.