Monthly Archives: November 2017

Occupational Licensing Is Just Another Form of Cronyism –

Source: Occupational Licensing Is Just Another Form of Cronyism – Foundation for Economic Education – Working for a free and prosperous world






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Cubans Are Starting Small Businesses, but the U.S. Is Hurting Them | Alternet

Source: Cubans Are Starting Small Businesses, but the U.S. Is Hurting Them | Alternet






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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: BREAKING Trump Nominates a Disturbing Anti-Gold, Pro-Negative Interest Rates, Economist to be a Fed Governor

The cult of fiat money about to get another voice in the Fed?  Source: EconomicPolicyJournal.com: BREAKING Trump Nominates a Disturbing Anti-Gold, Pro-Negative Interest Rates, Economist to be a Fed Governor






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Fed Chair Janet Yellen: Rates have to raise to prevent ‘boom-bust’ economy

Talk about being behind the curve.  We have been in a boom bust economy since the early days of the Republic. Money printing causes the boom bust cycle.   Source: Fed Chair Janet Yellen: Rates have to raise to prevent ‘boom-bust’ economy






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Taibbi: New Drone Strikes Underscore How Much Power We Give Trump

“Americans rolled over for decades while we gave the executive branch unreviewable authority to kill – now that power is in the hands of an idiot.” Source: Taibbi: New Drone Strikes Underscore How Much Power We Give Trump






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A Short History of American Empire | Dissent Magazine

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2018 the Year for Earthquakes? | Armstrong Economics

Source: 2018 the Year for Earthquakes? | Armstrong Economics






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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Superior Court Slaps Down Seattle Social Justice Warriors’ Attempt to Introduce an Income Tax

A victory against legal plunder.  Source: EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Superior Court Slaps Down Seattle Social Justice Warriors’ Attempt to Introduce an Income Tax






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Citadel’s Griffin says bitcoin has ‘elements of the tulip bulb mania’

Source: Citadel’s Griffin says bitcoin has ‘elements of the tulip bulb mania’






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Fed’s Kaplan Fears “Excessive Financial Imbalances”, Warns “We Are Vulnerable To Rapid Reversals”

It’s deja vu all over again.   Source: Fed’s Kaplan Fears “Excessive Financial Imbalances”, Warns “We Are Vulnerable To Rapid Reversals”






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Murphy and Taxes

I was interviewed about state taxes just before the November election.  Robert Wenzel had this to say about the segment at www.economicpolicyjournal.com:   Murray Sabrin,  professor of finance in the Anisfield School of Business, Ramapo College, is just great when it comes to … Continue reading






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The Mideast: Will Trump quit when he’s ahead? |Mulshine

Trump is on the road to a one-term presidency if he intervenes further in the Middle East.   “During the campaign Donald Trump promised to defeat ISIS and then stop meddling in the Mideast; now that ISIS is fading, will he declare victory or … Continue reading






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N.J.’s millionaires’ tax hike is losing support | Moran

Tom Moran’s analysis misses a key point:  If Murhpy wants to increase spending, then all taxpayers should pay for them, not just upper-income individuals and families.  Murphy’s tax plan would make Willie Sutton proud.   “Democrats are going wobbly. The reason is the Republican … Continue reading






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“Not Our Fault” – ECB Says “Fake Data” Is To Blame For The Coming “Manias And Panics”

“Just as there are concerns about ‘fake news’ dominating social media, there is a risk of ‘fake’, statistics driving out better quality ones in public discourse. Actions by economic agents could become less anchored to actual activity and more prone … Continue reading






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US Colonizes Africa 

The Empire keeps expanding.   Source: US Colonizes Africa – LewRockwell






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