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Gift Giving Economies vs. Capitalism

We’ve changed in the last 20 years.  When Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, it was because he saw his richer brother nation and wanted to take what they had and use it for himself.  The world responded with horror and we … Continue reading

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I Am Not Taxed Enough – by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet and Bill Gates have been making noises about wanting higher tax rates. In a recent BBC interview Bill Gates said, “Well, the United States has a huge budget deficit, so taxes are going to have to go up. … Continue reading

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Advantage of Inflation Is Monetary Manipulation

I’ve been wandering the web, finding resources about macro economics. I have always thought inflation is bad. After all, who wants prices to rise? So I looked on Wikipedia. What I found confirmed developing discontent.

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Jobs Bill Alternate Wisdom

Let’s do the numbers.  Obama’s job bill costs $475,000,000,000.00 dollars.  The plan claims to create (or save) 2.5M jobs. First off, notice the “or save” part of the claim.  That’s the same rhetoric used with the first stimulus, however the … 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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