The Cognitive Dissonance of the State

Robert Higgs is an incredible economist. His theories of the ratchet effect and regime uncertainty stand on their own two feet as defining the reality of economies controlled by governments today – and that is to say nothing for nearly single-handedly forcing mainstream economists worldwide to reconsider that supposed “fact” that WWII “got us out…

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Bush = Obama = Romney = The Next Guy

After being confronted yesterday with a challenge to explain why Romney will not be any better than Obama, I thought it was time to prepare a good case, get a few sources, and show why Romney is as big-government as Obama. In core essence, these men stand for the same policies. The difference is the…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – July Edition

Some light, some heavy, here are things I have run across lately that are worth the note… If you run around in circles of state idiots like most of us do today, you will hear about how “taxes used to be 90% on the rich!” It isn’t true, plain and simple. Will the state’s inefficiencies…

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