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Tax Fairness Fuzziness

I read about national tax arguments. Everybody throws around the idea that their tax plan is “fair”, but that really means nothing without defining what “fair” means.  In this post, I’ll outline and discard 2 definitions, and then propose what … Continue reading

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Inconsistent Health Care Socialism

An article in the Money section of US Today titled “Cosmetic surgery gets cheaper, faster, scarier” seems relevant to drive home a few points. Basically, cosmetic surgery can go bad. When it does, the medical bills rise quickly, and most … Continue reading

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Paying for Uninsured Health Care Costs

Here is the answer Ron Paul should have given 2 nights ago at the Republican debate, when asked about the hypothetical well-to-do 30-year old person who chooses to be uninsured, and then develops a chronic illness and needs care.

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Pressure to Live in the Norm

I recently read a book that critiques “big corporatocracies destroying the little people”.  However, I’m left wondering if “big government to control them” is any better. Mortgage defaults these days are horendous.  Everybody over-bought what they should have. But defaulting wrecks your … Continue reading

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