Slow growth is the root of our problems

Chi Trib’s Steve Chapman thinks this guy has it right:

Hoover Institution economist John Cochrane thinks [economic growth] is of paramount importance. “Once you start thinking about growth,” he says, “you have trouble thinking about anything else.”

There seems to be not a problem that growth doesn’t solve or lessen.

Germany’s Catholic Church calls for ‘reduction’ in refugees

Reason raises its ugly head:


German Catholic Church called for a reduction in the influx of refugees arriving in Germany, saying the country cannot take in “all the world’s needy,” according to an interview published Saturday.


has been struggling to cope with 1.1 million asylum seekers that arrived in 2015 and Berlin has not yet given an official estimate for how many it expects this year.


a church we say that we need a reduction in the number of refugees,” Cardinal Reinhard Marx, chairman of the German Bishops’ Conference, told the Passauer Neue Presse daily.

Germany cannot “take in all the world’s needy,” Marx added.

The question of how to respond to the migrant crisis, he asserted, should not solely be a matter of “charity but also reason.”

Not cleared with the Pope, we presume.

Tell your drone to watch out. Eagles at four o’clock!!

One of man’s best friends in the bird kingdom.

Lights out!

Bye-bye energy-saving bulbs.

Sun-Times owner buys huge stake in Chi Trib

And then there will be one?

Vigorous caucus-goer says what you’re not supposed to day.

Brought a smile to MY face, don’t know who else’s.

60% of White Republican Iowans Vote For Black Man, Two Hispanics

Miracle in the midlands:

Because the DC Media believe it is a powerful weapon that benefits Democrats, nothing will ever stop them from using it.

But if this same media truly believed in science and objectivity, the results in Iowa would forever end their relentless smears against conservatives as racists.

Tuesday night, one of the whitest and most conservative states in the country — Iowa — gave 60% of the Republican vote to two Hispanics and a black man.

This beats any of Obama’s miracles.