Dead Wild Roses: Edmonton’s New Arena Stupidity – Keeping the Rubber Disk-Chasers Happy!

Edmonton’s Upcoming Fiscal Black Hole Edmonton needs a new hockey arena about as much as an elephant needs that desperately sexy pair of high heels.   Before breaking metaphorical language any further, lets look at the price tag for this boondoggle in waiting.   Thanks to the Edmonton Journal for the numbers. All in, $601 million. ...

Dead Wild Roses: Ayn Rand – Blueprints for a Feudal Society

Most of what Rand has to say about economics and politics is complete bunk.  The idea that we should not restrict the wealthy classes in their endeavours strikes me as the fast forward button on the decline of Western Civilization.  Altruism and empathy are the qualities that will save our civilization, their antithesis, aka much ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Croney Capitalism Blowout

  Why do things happen the way they do?  Why do certain segments of society do well when everyone else is being hammered?  Some would say through being “smart” and “working hard”, but that is weapons grade bullshite of the highest order.  It is because, systematically, our system is being run for the benefit of ...