The facts: #1 When you total up all compensation (including health care and benefits), the average income for a federal worker in the Washington D.C. area last year was $126,369.#2 In 2005, 7420 federal workers were making $150,000 or more per year. In 2010, a whopping 82,034 federal workers were making $150,000 or more per…Details
Here is the essential reason I rail against the Federal Reserve on a regular basis. If you want to understand the seminal foundation for Austrian economics, here is your chance. Ron Paul published a basic version of Austrian Business Cycle Theory (ABCT) today in the Wall Street Journal, which is a theory that very capably…Details
This guy is the front-runner? Doesn’t sound like he does much thinking on the side…
Not as much of a story, but the concept, physics, and engineering in Larry Niven’s Bigger than Worlds brings out ideas that most of us have only thought about for a few seconds, if at all. A synopsis of how a man-made structure could exist in a way to accompany humanity, the essay has a…Details
Is social justice the thing for you? Become a libertarian!:
I can’t say that I am in the group of “cool” libertarians he outlines in the video, as I think government-driven social justice is inconsistent, but this is a step in the right direction!
in a realm of godlessness:
A recent L.A. Times column was unusual in several respects. For one, it made a case for free market healthcare – an argument that even the most “conservative” politicians today are reluctant or remiss to do. A second strike against it was quoting Murray Rothbard, an intellectual who has been blackballed in all but the…Details