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Existence

AOC tweeted late last night, “In a time when ~60% of American workers make less than $40,000 a year, billionaires should not exit.” Pardon me, ma’am, but nobody has the right to say someone else should not exist.

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Was that Insurance, Policy, Coverage, or Payment ?

Real story. October 2017. Samuel lives in Florida. He was laid off from his job, but was capable enough to start his own consulting business. That’s what he’s supposed to do in America. Strike out on his own, and make … Continue reading

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IRS Form 8965 Anathema and Socialism

Welcome to 2015. The graphic below is an IRS form 8965 “Health Coverage Exemptions”. Aside from the trite question of why we need 8,965 forms to file taxes, this hurts me for deeper reasons.

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Loss of Private Goods

I recently had a chance to read Economics: A Very Short Introduction, by Partha Dasgupta, published in 2007. Page 52-54 is a passage teaching the definition of private goods, public non-exclusable goods, and externalities, and then applying these terms as … Continue reading

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Bucket Polls – Betting Against America

Obama leads all the foreign opinion poles of who should be President, by rather large margins. IMHO, this is pretty much prima facia evidence that Obama’s policies are best for everybody else except America. Let me explain.

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