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Can Consumer Surveys Tell Us Where the Economy Is Headed?

Blog09/18/2018

If a large group of people express an opinion regarding future economic conditions, it does not make it more accurate than the view expressed by any particular individual.

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Can Deflation Fix the Damage Done by Inflation?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog08/03/2018

Deflation can never repair the damage of a prior inflation. It would be like running someone over with a car, and then trying to fix the situation by backing up over the person again.

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Can Government Make a Business Work "For The Good of Society"?

Big GovernmentLegal System

Blog07/31/2018

Rulings and regulations that force companies to keep unprofitable businesses operating "for the public good," are really a net loss for the public good.

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Charles Krauthammer: Intellectual for the Ruling Class

PovertyWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/11/2018

From gun control, to war, and to the New Deal: Charles Krauthammer took the pro-government, interventionist line. 

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Can Gradual Interest-Rate Tightening Prevent a Bust?

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog11/02/2017
Tightening the money supply "too fast" is not what causes economic busts. Creating money "out of thin air" is the real problem.
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Congress Will Make Sure Taxpayers Keep Sending Money to Terrorists

Cronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2017
Rand Paul's legislation — banning funding of weapons for terrorist-connected organizations — has little chance in a Congress addicted to war spending.
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Changes in the Money Supply Don't Cause Business Cycles

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog05/30/2017
Business cycles do not result from mere fluctuations in the money supply. What is needed is that the changes occur with money made "out of thin air."
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