Category Archives: Free Markets

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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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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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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Good Samaritans, This is Not a Theory

There is nothing wrong with not understanding economics.  Unless of course, you pretend to understand. Capitalism, voluntary free exchange has helped more people out of poverty than every government of history put together.  Pope Francis, Obama, Bernie, Hillary, and all … Continue reading

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