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The Debt Ceiling Debate Was Pure Theater

Cronyism and CorporatismDemocracyTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


When it comes to the debt ceiling, political parties are irrelevant, and the recent debt ceiling drama, was little more than a sham. 

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Do Boycotts Really Work? Another Look at the Bud Light Situation

Cronyism and CorporatismFree MarketsStrategy


Some conservatives are upset because the new best-selling beer is owned by the same company that owns the beleaguered Bud Lite. Actually, they should have no problem with that.

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Leviathan Is on the Menu

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismLabor and WagesProgressivism


The State of California, unable to unionize fast food workers, now is trying to create workers councils that will set labor policies for fast food restaurants. This will not end well.

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The G7 in Hiroshima: The Latest Attempt to Impose a Unipolar World

Cronyism and CorporatismGlobal EconomyProgressivismU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History


It's fitting that the G7 recently met in Hiroshima because the policies they are following are blowing up the world economy.

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Licensing Laws Deepen South Africa's Electricity Crisis

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismMonopoly and Competition


South Africa is suffering from rolling blackouts and other power outages. These could be avoided if the government would permit competition in electricity markets.

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Republicans Fail on the Debt Ceiling in 2023

Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy


Despite "concerns" about increasing federal debt, in the end Republican legislators have gone along with whatever the ruling elites want. The Limit, Save and Grow Act of 2023 is more of the same.

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The Woke Cartel and Twitter's New CEO

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureProgressivism


With the appointment of Linda Yaccarino as Twitter's new CEO, Elon Musk is trying to appease woke advertisers to bring up his company's revenues. This will not end well.

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The Five Stages of Bank Failure Grief

Cronyism and CorporatismThe FedMoney and BanksU.S. Economy


We are familiar with the five stages of grief. However, it is not a stretch to apply those stages to what is happening to the banking system. Right now, we are in the second stage: anger.

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Government Redistribution Is the REAL Trickle-Down Economics

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismProgressivism


President Biden recently claimed that "trickle-down economics" doesn't work but transferring wealth from taxpayers to politically connected people is the real trickle-down economics.

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There's No Place like Noam

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic FreedomWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPhilosophy and Methodology


Noam Chomsky's latest offering—a series of interviews—presents the best (and worst) of one of America's premier public intellectuals.

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