Author Archives: Roy Filly

About Roy Filly

Please read my first blog in which I describe myself and my goals.

Up is down!

Isn’t it remarkable how the media changed after November 8, 2016. What was “good” is now “bad.” What was “up” is now “down.” The defeat of Hillary Clinton was even more consequential than many believe. It changed America in a … Continue reading

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“Progressive” taxation.

The Democrat Party is “all about progressivity of taxation.” Despite income tax “rates” that may be higher for top earners in some countries the US has the most progressive income tax system. That is because virtually every country with higher … Continue reading

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A most virulent advocate of limited immigration.

Let’s see if you can answer the following multiple choice question. Which one of the following groups strongly recommended highly restricted immigration policies: a. The Republican Party b. Neo-Nazis c. Progressive Democrats of America d. The Sierra Club If you … Continue reading

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Open borders.

Depending on how one counts Taiwan, there are either 196 or 195 sovereign nations on Planet Earth. When one looks at a map one sees lines around various parcels of the planet. Those little lines are typically defended by armies … Continue reading

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Politics in cartoon form.

Want to have a great day? Close your eyes and think, “Obama is no longer the president and Hillary did not replace him!” Kim Jong-un is out of his league. Hello, ISIS! Roy Filly

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Follow up to the unwed mother problem in our black American communities.

Altruism: a concern for the welfare of others. Hell isn’t merely paved with good intentions, it is walled and roofed with them. Aldous Huxley The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may … Continue reading

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A brief history of “Buy American” and “America First.”

The president of the United Auto Workers union (UAW) declared that the “Buy American” movement is back. As well, he praised President Trump for criticizing outsourcing and reiterated his call for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement – … Continue reading

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Jokes of the day.

As Thomas Jefferson once advised us, “Honesty is the first chapter in the Book of Wisdom.” During the previous very debilitating California drought (1986 – 1992) the government had an advertisement – it was actually reasonably funny. They told Californians … Continue reading

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I fear for the future of our black American communities.

The statistics are unassailable. Not even President Obama disagreed. Liberal policies toward “the poor” sound altruistic. But, sadly, their effects are often exactly the opposite of what was intended. In the following video from Prager University this will be all … Continue reading

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Off by “just a smidge…”

You likely have heard that an audit of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by the Inspector General found a few small errors totaling… be sure you are sitting down… $520 billion (yes that is with a “B”). … Continue reading

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