Category Archives: The Dismal Science

The ironic thing about the subject that everyone despises is that economics IS everyone.

Your Revolution is Rather Resistible: a Critique

I wrote the following critique in February 2012 which I planned to publish on either a collaborative libertarian website or my own blog. Unfortunately, the document was “swept” into a random folder on an old computer, and neither ever occured… … Continue reading

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Government Contractors and the Perpetuation of War

Lockheed Martin has been working on its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet since October 26th, 2001. Like Bell Boeing’s V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor personnel aircraft, the F-35 has had a long and infamous development phase over the past 12 years. Its … Continue reading

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Imaginary Lines

Most of us, I’m sure, have had some sort of imaginary friend when we were growing up. They played with us, they experienced what we did, they accompanied us in many of our youthful romps. Being an only child, I … Continue reading

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Public Debt: Redux via Municipalities

I was inspired by a segment on NPR’s Morning Edition today as it related to yesterday’s post about public debt. It hit me that national debt may draw the most attention, but there might be a bigger issue in another … Continue reading

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Public Debt: A New Perspective

I just finished reading an article by Philip Bagus from a few weeks back regarding public debt, both internal and external, and I’ve a new perspective on the subject. You can find the article here. So, a question to start:  … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Minimum Wage

Statists love to flaunt their ostensible compassion for the masses. This is the very nature of the welfare state. Many times these welfare policies are accepted by the masses and lauded for their charity and concern for the poor, the … Continue reading

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Greece: Cut Loose

News has been swirling around the European Debt Crisis for a couple years now. Most of which has been centered on the PIIGS nations, in particular Greece. With the impending doom of Greece being cut loose from the European Union, … Continue reading

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