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If the US Adopts Eurozone Policies, the Jobs Recovery Will Suffer

Labor and WagesTaxes and Spending

Blog09/28/2020

The best social policy is one that supports job creation and rising wages. Entitlements do not make a society more prosperous, and ultimately drive it to stagnation.

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In August, Money Supply Growth Hit a Record High for the Fifth Month in a Row

Money Supply

Blog09/21/2020

During August 2020, year-over-year (YOY) growth in the money supply was at 37.56 percent. That's up from July's rate of 36.92 percent, and up from August 2019's rate of 1.86 percent.

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Inflation: Its Effects and Failures

Inflation

Blog09/21/2020

Inflation, the issue of additional paper money, and credit expansion are always intentional; they are never acts of God which strike people, like an earthquake.

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If the Election Produces No Clear Winner, the Military Is Definitely Not the Answer

Blog09/18/2020

The disputed election of 1876 could have led to another civil war. Fortunately, civilian institutions intervened to create a compromise, and the military was kept out of it.

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Inflation as a Tool of the Radical Left

InflationMonetary PolicySocialism

Blog09/17/2020

It becomes clear that ramping up inflation is a tool for those who wish to overthrow the existing economic and social order—to get rid of what little is left of the free market system.

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It's Far Too Late to Think Lockdowns Can Make Covid-19 Go Away

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog09/12/2020

Far from stopping the spread of covid-19, lockdowns, only push deaths into the future. Unless a vaccine is imminent or a 100 percent total lockdown is imposed, lockdown won't cause big reductions in total deaths.

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Is Kamala Harris a 21st-Century Woodrow Wilson?

Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationU.S. History

Blog09/04/2020

The original American progressive movement was split into two groups: the corporatists and the socialists. Woodrow Wilson was able to work with both. In Kamala Harris, he may have an heir.

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It’s Not "Just Property": How Looting Destroys Lives and Low-Income Neighborhoods

Blog09/02/2020

Advocates for looting are now claiming that looting doesn't really hurt anybody but evil corporations. In truth, looting is a disaster for many families, business owners, and the neighborhoods themselves.

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