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Tim Kern

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Tim Kern is a writer and turnaround consultant in Anderson, Indiana. He taught economics at the high school, college, and postgraduate levels for over a decade. See his website.

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Why Socialism is Popular With Voters, Despite Their Intellectual Distaste for It

Big GovernmentPolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

03/03/2009Mises Media
I've always been perplexed by the dichotomy that often divides people's avowed beliefs and their actions. It may be hard to accept the moral and economic evils of socialism, in the abstract, but it's also hard to vote against it. It turns out to be fairly easy, however (if potentially dangerous),...
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Voters Hate Socialism Except When They Love It

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

03/03/2009Mises Daily Articles
No one wanted to hear the message that voting by itself produces nothing, and that force by itself wastes resources and "produces" less and less.
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TSA: Killing Us an Hour at a Time

Big GovernmentInterventionismPolitical Theory

05/29/2006Mises Daily Articles
Countless articles have chronicled how bad commercial air travel has become since the TSA took over, writes Tim Kern. But it's even worse than most people think.
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A Flood of Folly

The Environment

12/30/2005Mises Daily Articles
Economic ignorance rises to the top: that's Tim Kern's explanation for FEMA's continued support of building in flood-prone areas.
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