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The Rise and Fall of Trussonomics

Big GovernmentEuropeFree MarketsStrategy

Blog11/12/2022

In presenting her economic plan, Liz Truss failed spectacularly on one thing: cutting spending. Otherwise, a "tax cut" is not a tax cut at all.

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The Missing Factor in Britain's Economic Recovery Plan

Big GovernmentEuropeKeynes

Blog11/11/2022

As the British economy falters, the government returns to its Keynesian roots. They will find once again that the legacy of J.M. Keynes is inflation and economic ruin.

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The Election Won't Change Much in DC. The Real Battle Is Now in the States.

U.S. History

Blog11/10/2022

It will be nearly impossible to make any real changes in Washington for the next two years. The real battles are now in the states. 

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The Science Is Wrong: It's Soil, Not Oil

Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment

Blog11/09/2022

If the so-called experts really want to reduce CO2 emissions, they should look at improving farming methods and forestry, not ridding us of fossil fuels.

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The End of World Dollar Hegemony: Turning the USA into Weimar Germany

Booms and BustsInflation

Blog11/09/2022

Americans think hyperinflation can't happen here. Yet government spending and money creation are out of control, and it will not take much to trigger massive price hikes.

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Today's Inflation Surge Should Discredit Modern Monetary Theory Forever

Blog11/07/2022

Modern monetary theory assured us that printing money wouldn't create an inflation problem. Oddly enough, we don't seem to hear much from the MMTers anymore.

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The Number of Employed Workers Fell in October and Price Inflation Continues to Outpace Wages

U.S. EconomyU.S. History

Blog11/04/2022

The jobs data is worse than the latest headlines suggest, and workers are staring at falling real wages, declining savings, and mounting debt. We can thank the Fed. 

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The Government, Race, and an Upcoming SCOTUS Decision

Law

The US Supreme Court has heard arguments for and against affirmative action in higher education admissions. Government needs to get out of the racial discrimination business altogether.

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