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How the economy really works, how to fix it, who is breaking it, and why they are breaking it.

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Fix the Economy by Regulating the Militia

Progressive economists agree. Enough government spending (of any kind) would fix the economy. For example, building pyramids would fix the economy. War would fix the economy. Fighting an alien invasion would fix the economy, and building the Death Star would fix the economy. Therefore, the government could fix the economy by performing one of its […]

We Already Know The Solution

We’ve always had enough information to know what to do: Cut taxes at least .5%, and cut government spending four times as much as taxes. Letting people keep the fruits of their labor works way better than redistributing the fruits of their labor. End the Federal Reserve, and allow monetary competition. Never subsidize any money, […]

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157,000 New Jobs in January? Really?

Headlines today announce that 157,000 new jobs were created in January, but as usual, there is nothing real about this number. The reality, at a few alternative news sites like ZeroHedge, is that 115,000 jobs were LOST. ZeroHedge also explained that, although 115,000 total jobs were lost, it was actually 221,000 real jobs that were […]

Guns and Schools – Problem Solved

The solution to the problem of guns and schools is freedom of education. After giving parents absolute control over any tax dollars spent on their children’s education, they will naturally choose not just the best education – but the safest. Ten million free market experiments in education can find ways to serve customers (parents and […]

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You Didn’t Build That

“You didn’t build that.” (full context) Obama is saying that if you’re successful, you’re not exceptional. You are still just like most other people, so you must owe almost all of your success to government, to your employees and customers, and to taxpayers. So, he wants you to understand that he represents all of those […]

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