The Definition of Insanity

Behold, Peter Schiff: It will also add $1 trillion to the government’s costs. The state misses many rules of natural economics when it tries to create jobs, such as scarcity and finiteness. See Bastiat’s works in my “Meet Me Halfway” to learn more about what government jobs are. In the meantime, a [repeat] study recently…

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Brainspill – Keynesianism, Time Preference, & Morality

I have a few semi-disconnected thoughts that have been stirring around in my head that I have alluded to in past post and have arisen as a response to Democracy: The God that Failed by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. This book is unspeakably important, but more on that in a bit… Generally, Democrats/Leftists who know anything about…

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Switch!

+ We cannot but be astonished at the ease with which men resign themselves to ignorance about what is most important for them to know; and we may be certain that they are determined to remain invincibly ignorant if they once come to consider it as axiomatic that there are no absolute principles. – Bastiat…

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Beat to the Punch

As I randomly said to my little brother this morning, “…in college you will run into plenty of Plato, Hobbes, Rousseau, and maybe even some Locke if you take philosophy. You won’t hear much Spooner, Rothbard, Thoreau, Hayek, or Aristotle, since they tend to undermine the status quo and teach people to think for themselves.…

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Nonendorsement of Government Action ≠ Totally Anti-, Against, Contra, Etc.

One of the greatest fallacies of today is the fallacy that if you do not want government to do something, you are against it altogether. Drives me nuts. Here’s Bastiat: These are some of the reasons alleged by the adversaries of State intervention in what concerns the order in which citizens think their wants and…

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