Category Archives: Economy

Steven Crowder Does Halloween Redistribution

This is so mean!  But funny.

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California’s Gas Woes Self-Inflicted

If you live in California, like I do, you may have noticed a twenty to fifty cent jump per gallon at the gas pump.  What happened? It comes down to supply and demand.  Under California law, we are required to … Continue reading

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Too depressing for words…

We are now ranked 18th in the world in economic freedom.  Not as free as she used to be. That’s the verdict from the Economic Freedom of the World Annual Report on the U.S., which fell to 18th in the … Continue reading

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The Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves

The Fed has announced another round of quantitative easing – $40 billion a month until the economy improves.  It reminded me of that saying I kept seeing on pirate-themed t-shirts: Floggings Will Continue Until Morale Improves.  Because by printing more … Continue reading

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The Federalist Papers, Government, and the Economy

From the Federalist Papers: It might be demonstrated that the most productive system of finance will always be the least burdensome. – Hamilton, Number 35

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Instability and the Economy

One economic theory states that as long as business owners can’t reasonably predict how the laws and taxes will affect them in future, economic growth will be curtailed.  Economists are still debating this today, but our Founders seemed to believe it … Continue reading

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Sandy Springs, Georgia: the City That Outsourced Everything

While more cities are cutting services and raising taxes, Sandy Springs is running a surplus… and outsourcing.  Via Reason.TV:  

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