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The Apocalypse Has Been Postponed

Blog04/01/2019

The radical nature of anti-climate-change measures require promises of a near-total apocalypse in the near future. But the date for the promised disaster keeps getting pushed back.

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Capitalist Investment: The Greatest Type of Charity

Blog03/15/2019

When a capitalist invests in a business — thus increasing worker productivity and earnings — he's performing a humanitarian service to the community.

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The "National Emergency" Scam

Blog03/09/2019

Obama's "I’ve got a pen and a phone" has perhaps found its equal in Trump's declaration of national security designed to make it even easier for him to spend taxpayer money.

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Billionaires Already Gave Their "Fair Share"

Taxes and Spending

Blog02/13/2019

Usually, in the marketplace, the billionaire gets his billions when he provides a service that enormous numbers of people are willing to voluntarily pay money for.

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Jeff Deist on Crosstalk

02/06/2019Power & Market

Jeff Deist joined CrossTalk yesterday to discuss the influence of neoconservatives like John Bolton on Trump's foreign policy. Things get heated with another guest when Jeff questions the dubious "War on Terror," the enormous US...

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A Note From Dr. Joe Salerno on MMT

01/24/2019Power & Market

MMT: A recipe for inflation, capital consumption, and higher time preference.

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No, Paul Krugman, This Shutdown is Not a "Big Libertarian Experiment"

Corporate WelfarePolitical Theory

Blog01/18/2019

Paul Krugman seems to think those who like freedom and free markets are somehow responsible for the current mess brought on by crippling government debt and an enormous federal budget.

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