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Why Is America Broke?

Yesterday, I opined that America is broke.  Today, I explain why I think that.  Imagine I have a credit card debt of $100,000.  To make the math easy, let’s say I pay 10% interest and let’s forgot about compounding.  The … Continue reading

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Save Us From the…Cabs?

I feel much safer today, knowing that the City of Chicago is busy saving me from…salvaged cars used as cabs.  Turns out that a Chicago cab operator has been using old wrecked police cars and other junkers for his taxi … Continue reading

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What Is an Austrian?

Occasionally, I run across a good popular explanation of Austrian Economics.  For those of you who find economic theory about as exciting as ping-pong on the radio, bear with me.  It matters. At the heart of the matter is why … Continue reading

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I Will Not Comply

I saw something refreshing recently.  A group of people on Facebook vowed not to comply with the new health care bill.  They insist that the government has no right to force them to buy insurance.  I thought that all such … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from Government to You

An Open Letter from The Government to You: It breaks my heart to see Tea Parties springing up all over America–the America I made great.  Ungrateful dogs.  Everything I have done is for you, my friend.  Each “intrusion,” a favorite … Continue reading

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Tea, Anyone?

When I was a kid, we studied the original Boston Tea Party.  I remember envisioning the protesters dumping tons of ground leaves into the harbor and wondering what a mess that must have been.  We thought, rightly, that the act … Continue reading

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The Last Dollar

Imagine the last dollar on Earth.  That crinkled bit of green paper in your hands was once a sound as a lion’s heart.  It could buy food, shelter, and thousands of other wonderful things.  What happened to the rest of … Continue reading

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