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The Unintended Consequences of “Helping” The Troops

Payday Lending and Overdraft Protection | The Volokh Conspiracy Back in 2007, the U.S. military was facing a problem.  Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines were (and still are) awful with money.  They were racking up massive debts, and scrambling to attempt … Continue reading

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Denver Post inexplicably removes word ‘socialist’ from story about CO shooter – Glenn Beck

Denver Post inexplicably removes word ‘socialist’ from story about CO shooter – Glenn Beck. I don’t normally pay much attention to school shootings.  They just aren’t stories that interest me very much, and I feel like most of the perpetrators … Continue reading

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The Case For Free Market Fractional Reserve Banking

  Questioning Rothbard : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education. I’ve always felt like one of the biggest frustrations in life is having an opinion or belief that is fairly clear in your own head, but that you’re unable … Continue reading

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Boys get paid more than girls for chores because they have to do gross, dirty, potentially dangerous chores that girls don’t? No silly. It’s because SEXISM! | judgybitch

Boys get paid more than girls for chores because they have to do gross, dirty, potentially dangerous chores that girls don’t? No silly. It’s because SEXISM! | judgybitch. I discovered this blog by a charming woman who refers to herself … Continue reading

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Institute for Energy Research | Earth Day and Capitalism.

Institute for Energy Research | Earth Day and Capitalism. Most of my friends are on the left.  Many of them are sympathetic towards the Ron Paul ideology, especially in regards to foreign non-intervention and opposing corporate bailouts and crony capitalism.  … Continue reading

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Income Doesn’t Matter

A few weeks ago, you couldn’t swing a stick without hitting on a discussion about raising the minimum wage.  One of the more nuanced arguments coming from those in favor of raising it involved how productivity has risen, but the … Continue reading

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Confirmation By Murphy

What a lucky coincidence!  In my post about Super Bowl commercials, I made the point that advertising could not force people to purchase inferior products.  I was challenged on this, and I admit that I totally blanked on the specific … Continue reading

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