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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 […]

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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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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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Federal Spending vs. Taxes vs. Debt

If we had to choose between lower federal spending or lower federal taxes, which would be better? That’s easy. Lower spending is better than lower taxes. Suppose the government spent nothing. That means the government wouldn’t be doing anything. It wouldn’t be interfering with our lives or our economy. We would have maximum freedom and […]

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