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

Progressives vs. CEOs

Those who tend view government as the solution rather than the problem, – those who call themselves liberals, socialists, or progressives – claim we are experiencing far greater economic exploitation and suffering than at any time since the advent of progressivism under Woodrow Wilson. Modern progressives tend to blame national and global economic problems on […]

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Atlas Shrugged – Makers vs. Takers

Humanity at our best and our worst. Two of the last noble captains of industry fall in love and try to save the world while their ungrateful friends, relatives, and government heap insult and injury upon them. Therefore … Atlas Shrugged is a dangerous movie. It exposes and subverts the dominant struggle of recorded history, […]

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Unemployment Benefits Increase Unemployment

The massive government/financial sector fraud and coercion that caused the crash of 2008 as well as the ongoing recession still remains largely uninvestigated and entirely unprosecuted. Bernie Madoff’s fraud is not only small by comparison, it is not even relevant to the real causes, which still exist. However, let’s look at one side effect in […]

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Social Security is a Ponzi Scheme

A Ponzi scheme pays a profit on existing investments out of the money collected from new investments. Administrators decide how much profit to distribute, which makes a Ponzi scheme very appealing to investors because it can provide very consistent and predictable profits as long as new investments steadily increase. If the administrators increase profit distributions […]

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