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Even If Man-Made Global Warming Was Real, Environmentalists Would Still be Wrong

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Man-made global warming would not make big government competent to fix it. If you think that just because you are not personally a climate scientist you therefore have no right to an opinion about anything Al Gore says the government

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Obamacare Spending Is Consuming the Economy

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While GDP barely improved, Obamacare spending has exploded. As I mentioned recently, mainstream news outlets are admitting that the economy is grinding to a halt. A Washington Post article revealed that the economy only grew a fifth of a percentage

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God’s Law regarding Economics

When travel plans go awry it can be frustrating. My flight out of BWI on Monday was canceled due to equipment breakdown. I’m glad that was discovered by the crew as we sat on the run way rather than in

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No, Harry Reid, Crushing Poverty Does Not Cause Violence

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Harry Reid thinks crushing poverty explains the violence of the riots—though he is quick to say he does not condone the violence. Before I explain how wrong he is, let me first thank Harry Reid for bringing up justice reform

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Obama on Earth Day: I’ve Stolen More Lands from States than Any Other President

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Earth Day is a rationalization for Federal land grabs in the name of the planet. The euphemism for “stole” in President Obama’s statement is “set aside.” As in the headline at CNS News: “Obama: ‘I’ve Set Aside More Public Lands

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L.A. Stage Actors Understand Economics! No to Higher Wage.

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L.A. stage actors want to be exempt from minimum wage hikes because they don’t want their employers driven out of business. This is great but it is infuriating. Doesn’t anyone realize that all other businesses are affected by the same

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What Entrepreneur Charity Proves about the Living Wage

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Paying all employees a living wage is a grand experiment in charity. KDSK.com calls Dan Price a Seattle CEO, but Newser.com identifies him as an entrepreneur. That is important to keep in mind because Price is definitely starting a risky

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Iceland Is Fighting the Banks but Could Do Better

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Though they would do better with a sound monetary theory, it is great that SOMEONE is fighting the banks! The Daily Bell has a great piece out, “Iceland vs Banksters.” Iceland’s government is considering a revolutionary monetary proposal – removing

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Broken Window Fallacy and Obamacare Jobs

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The broken window fallacy lies in ignoring hidden damage when counting visible success. The broken window fallacy is everywhere in economics today. It basically claims that sophisticated economic analysis will see economic good news in economic bad news. One of

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Target Raises Wages because of Market Pressure, not Politics

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Should activists congratulate themselves when Target raises wages? Not much. Target stores have announced that they are raising their lowest wage to nine dollars an hour. Since the story at the Wall Street Journal site is tucked behind a paywall,

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Why France Lost America, and Washington Will Lose It Too

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Washington will lose because aloof arrogance destroys the ability to lead. My kids aren’t in the State Indoctrination Camps, we homeschool. I teach world history to homeschoolers every Friday as part of a local tutorial. I love history and firmly

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American Economy “Unexpectedly” Bad

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Economists are “surprised” that American economy is doing so poorly. I think the best way to read economic news is to put some words in quotation marks, implying sarcasm. Our economists operate on the premise that they want to boost

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