Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Bastiat: This is the greatest and most common fallacy in reasoning. Real sufferings, for example, have manifested themselves in England. These sufferings come in the train of two other phenomena: first, the reformed tariff; second, two bad harvests in succession. To which of these two last circumstances are we to attribute the first? The protectionists…

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Contra Voting

I, like many potential voters my age, am frustrated. I am frustrated with a system that disallows meaningful dissent except by way of voting for a man who is 95% identical to his “radical” “opponent.” I am frustrated with those who believe there is a large difference between the two candidates, but more than that,…

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Actually, “Liberalism” Doesn’t Work, You Ponce – Part V – Taxes and Regs

Good morning. So far, you have heard about why the left and right are the same (part I), that trends were altered around the 70s and 80s (part II), the role of markets in history (part III), and the dangers of debt (part IV). It has been a bit jumbled and confusing in parts, perhaps,…

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