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How Easy Money Creates the Boom-Bust Cycle

Blog11/10/2020

An economic depression is not caused by the collapse of the money stock, but rather by the collapse of the pool of real savings. This is set in motion by previous monetary pumping.

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Here’s What Donald Trump Should Do before Inauguration Day

Big GovernmentStrategy

Blog11/09/2020

Even if he loses, Donald Trump still has time to change military policy, pardon allies, unseat the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and throw a wrench in the deep state apparatus.

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How the Left Uses "Science" To Extend Its Bias In Media and Academia

Blog11/05/2020

The 2020 election results will be a test of earlier liberal/progressive “investments” in modifying how Americans think about things. But at this point, perhaps more important will be whether, after the fact, people recognize how much they have been manipulated.

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How I Survived Travel to a "Democracy" Where I Had No Vote

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2020

If democracy is so fundamental, shouldn’t we all have a vote in every place we set foot, from Sunbury, Alaska, to Monaco?

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How to Be a True Benefactor in Society

Blog10/31/2020

Politicians love to present themselves as benefactors of mankind. In truth, they add nothing to the happiness and well-being of the voters they hope to exploit. 

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Here's Yet Another Way Rawls Was Wrong About Equality

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/30/2020

Rawls claims equality is the default position and any departure from it requires justification. This is a trick that slants the debate in Rawls's favor. Anthony Flew didn't fall for it. 

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How to Limit Social Media's Power without Growing Government

Blog10/27/2020

Doing what we can to help narrow Section 230 immunities back to a free speech interpretation could solve this while actually reducing government involvement in speech.

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How Decades of Media and Faculty Bias Have Pushed America to the Left

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog10/22/2020

Silicon Valley and the media are moving even further left. This is what is to be expected when a single ideological group controls educational institutions and major media outlets over a period of several decades.

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