Category Archives: Saudi Arabia

Capricious Rule: ARAMCO’s IPO & the Static Ethics of Islamism

A reckoning is happening throughout the land of Ishmael; a summoning fit for a great statesman.  As of this writing, Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman is vacillating, something great leaders don’t do in the service of great ideals.  The Arabs … Continue reading

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Failure. What Milton Friedman & Hayek Are Teaching ‘The Collective’ Today

The State of New York just made every State, City College & University FREE as of the fall of 2017.  We know from Milton Friedman’s achievement in monetarist thought that the fall of Communism, the collapse of collectivism was due … Continue reading

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The Saudi Squeeze

Today’s U.N. admonition from the Saudi Kingdom regarding its role it the killing of innocent children in war torn Yemen has come full circle.  Two points to ponder. First, the Saudi’s aren’t very good at dealing with challenges in an … Continue reading

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Oil, American Renewal & Saudi Perfidy

Remember Obama’s retort ‘we can’t drill our way out of this one‘ referring to the mythology of scarcity that underwrites the malthusian justification to demonize either the market or American ingenuity. The simple truth is difficult for any autocrat to … Continue reading

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