Category Archives: Economics

Margaret Thatcher on the Failures of Socialism

This video, from 35 years ago and a continent away, could have been made here today in America. The issues and the arguments are the same. Thatcher was, for a time, able to slow the seemingly inexorable decline of the … Continue reading

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The Feudal Impulse

Economic liberty is the foundation of social mobility. It allows the most capable and industrious to improve their own economic status, and with it their status within society itself. It rewards competence and achievement while punishing mediocrity and failure. This … Continue reading

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Licensing FAIL in Utah

Brushing Out Utah’s African Hairbraiding Laws, Clayton v. Steinagel The Constitution protects the right to earn an honest living without arbitrary and unreasonable government interference. But if you want to braid hair for a living in Utah, you must submit … Continue reading

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Healthcare Explained

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Don’t Eat Your Dog: The (Not So) Surprising Moral Case for Free Enterprise

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All your monies are belong to us

Justice Department calls Swiss Bank a “fugitive” NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department called Switzerland’s largest private bank a fugitive from justice on Friday after it didn’t send any representatives to a court hearing in New York, where … Continue reading

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Because a Trillion Dollars in new debt has to be paid back sometime…

Politicians from all parties are driving our nation into the ground with profligate spending that would make a coked up high roller running wild in Atlantic City look prudent. Why do we allow them to continue? Here is a small … Continue reading

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Obama throws America under the bus

CNBC: Keystone Pipeline Set to Be Rejected by Obama CNBC confirmed Wednesday the Obama administration will reject the TransCanada oil sands crude project. After delaying the project past the November 2012 election, President Obama was compelled by Congress to decide … Continue reading

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Delusions of adequacy

Charles Lane: Obama’s simplistic view of income inequality Income can never be equal in a species whose members are not equal. As long as ability, effort, character and virtue are distributed unequally, there will always be some people who achieve … Continue reading

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Basic Econonomics

Basic Economics 4th Ed: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

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