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Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term

Mises DailyAugust 4, 2015
Capitalists generally think in terms of future earnings, and future value of investments often helps determine the present value. Hillary Clinton, however, has decided to achieve her short-term election goal by hectoring capitalists for thinking too much about the short term.

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Connecticut On Its Latest Cash Grab: It’s Not Greed When We Do It

Mises DailyAugust 3, 2015
Connecticut has introduced a new death tax. But for some reason, a blatant cash grab like this is never "greed" when a government uses violence to seize wealth. It's only greed when private sector actors want more money...

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