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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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Do "Technology Shocks" Create the Boom-Bust Cycles?

Booms and BustsCentral BanksMonetary PolicyBusiness Cycles

Blog11/10/2022

The 2004 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to two economists for their claim that "technology shocks" cause boom-bust cycles. They have it wrong.

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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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"Antidemocratic" Just Means "Something the Regime Doesn't Like."

U.S. History

Blog11/08/2022

Marxist regimes used to slap the word "antirevolutionary" on everything the regimes disliked. Today's regimes use the words "undemocratic" and "antidemocratic" in the same way. 

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Declining Prices Do Not Destroy Wealth; They Enable Its Creation

InflationGold StandardPrices

Blog11/08/2022

Falling prices ultimately lead to an increase in savings and to the creation of new wealth.

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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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