Category Archives: Economics

The Opposite Will Occur

Whatever the Government tells you, the complete opposite will occur. After the 2008 financial crisis, we were told the banks are too big to fail and we need a law.  The Dodd-Frank Bill was passed and signed into law by … Continue reading

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Gruber and Stupid Americans

Whew.  Maria Bartiromo is pissed and has a go at Jonathan Gruber, the architect of Obamacare who called Americans stupid as he got the law rammed through congress. What I can’t stand about Gruber and his ilk, they always tell … Continue reading

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Junk Science and Food Snobs

IMO, you are not a dolt if you believe it is ok to eat steak, eggs, cheese, and ice cream, drink whole milk, and use butter liberally on an occasion. This diet will not send you to an early death … Continue reading

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Sugar Tax Coming to a Store Near You

Not to be outdone by Berkley, Philadelphia just implemented a tax on all kinds of sodas, not just the sugary types. Supposedly, this paternalistic, “unprogressive”, and illiberal social engineering tax is for the benefit of the poor says the Left. … Continue reading

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Hayek’s Pretense of Knowledge

Hayek’s advice on the limits of, and lack of knowledge to make accurate predictions and policy about complex phenomena does not just apply to economics. As I reread this article, it reminded me of the unscientific nature of the climate … Continue reading

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The Law – Bastiat

“Man can live and satisfy his wants only by ceaseless labor; by the ceaseless application of his faculties to natural resources. This process is the origin of property. But it is also true that a man may live and satisfy … Continue reading

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On liquor, Governor Malloy is a Supply and Demand Curve Savant 

Not often I side with Governor Malloy, but he is right on SB 14, even if he’s doing it for the wrong reason.  I believe this bill should pass because it benefits consumers and the state has no business running … Continue reading

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Worst Jobs Recovery in Modern History

In the last 70 years, post WW II, there have been 11 recessions with subsequent job losses.  Recessions are as inevitable as the sun rising, and as shown by the chart, we are due for another one shortly.  No matter … Continue reading

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Capitalism, the Moral Solution

Free market capitalism has lifted more people out of poverty, made more lives better than any other manner for ordering society. Dan Sanchez provides insights into Ludwig Von Mises, a champion in defense of the moral virtue of capitalism and … Continue reading

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Taxes and Regulation are Killing Connecticut Businesses

A business in operation for over 100 years says goodbye to Connecticut.  They can’t take it anymore. Goodbye, Connecticut: It’s just too expensive here By Alan and Gerald Zordan | Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015 8:00 am With the Litchfield … Continue reading

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