Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Best Of BeeLine-2013

When you publish 115 blog posts in a year, some are going to be more popular than others with readers, some are going to be remembered more fondly by the author and some should undoubtedly should never have been written in the first place.

Here is a Top 15 List for 2013 that factors in both those posts that had a lot of views and/or were a personal favorite of BeeLine.  

If you missed reading these "favorites" the first time around, here's another opportunity to "the shortest route to what you need to know" to start 2014 off right. 

January 14, 2013

Men are not getting college degrees and women generally don't want to marry men of lesser educational status.  The result is a significant imbalance in dating pools in large cities.

January 17, 2013

Is gun control the most important issue in the United States?  Hardly when you look at the real facts about gun violence in context.

January 31, 2013

When the history of the Obama era is written, one of the ironies that historians will focus on will be the level of support that younger voters provided for Obama that will clearly be seen as having been against their self-interest when viewed in the fullness of time.

February 27, 2013

One of the big problems we have in the country today is our inability to draw the line between rights and freedoms on the one hand and consequences and costs on the other.  Where do individual rights end and where does the the public interest begin?

March 20, 2013

There was outrage in Cyrpus about a bank deposit tax.  However, we have had effectively the same thing in the United States for the last four years.  It is the Zero Interest Rate Policy of the Federal Reserve.

March 28, 2013

A primer and history on health costs and the looming disaster of Obamacare.

April 21, 2013

Out of almost $1.3 trillion in personal health care spending, only $36 billion was spent on those below the 50th percentile.  The rest was spent on those above the 50th percentile.  This is why the Obamacare model is destined to fail.  Most people when left to their own devices will not buy coverage to subsidize someone else.

April 28, 2013

China now has 5 of the top 11 companies in the world according to Forbes.

June 17, 2013

BeeLine solves the immigration debate.

June 27, 2013

Who put the Judicial Branch in charge of writing laws, anyway?  Our Founder would be completely flummoxed by this total subversion of our Constitution.

July 25, 2013

The sad story of Detroit and the eerie parallels with Ayn Rand's book, Atlas Shrugged.

July 30, 2013

What are the impacts of declining birth rates around the world?

October 20, 2013

A look at the Rotary Club Four-Way Test and how it could have saved Barack Obama from the disaster of Obamacare.

November 28, 2013

The story of the Pilgrims you probably did not learn in school.

December 22, 2013

Student debt exceeds $1 trillion and over 115,000 people on Social Security are having their retirement benefits garnished to pay for student loans!

BeeLine is three years old today with 442 posts in the Archives. 

Thank you to all my loyal readers.

If you like what you are reading, pass on the link to someone you think might be interested.  I don't mind writing but it makes it easier to know that someone is reading this stuff.

Best Wishes to all in 2014!

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