In Pursuit of Virtue (03/05/11)

Let’s play good/bad… Good: absolute poverty has decreased significantly in this country since the 1970s, and it is possible to even further anti-poverty without involving the government. Bad: people refuse to believe it, are ingrained with the idea that we need the government to redistribute the wealth, and are certain that the state needs to…

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Things Worth Discussing – 02/07/11 Edition

Mostly economics today – Lew Rockwell-related especially… Ron Paul has assembled his panel for inquiry concerning the Fed, and means to ask why, after trillions of dollars spent, unemployment is so high… Heritage recently published 50 examples of government waste. Of course, I immediately thought “But private industry wastes too!” The difference is that the…

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