Monthly Archives: August 2011

Certain Things Cause Economies To Crash

When the economic misery becomes widespread, don’t say that nobody saw it coming. This is a commercial I ran in the last congressional election when I lost so badly to Mike Conaway. How do I know these things? It has … Continue reading

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Big Government Republicans, Mortified Of Ron Paul

Are you a conservative and a Republican? The wellbeing of Fox News and many other homes of conservative icons depends on your thoughts being narrowly channeled and synchronized so that you remain a valuable member of the flock. When you … Continue reading

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Perry Going After Bernanke

Hurrah for Rick Perry. Finally a presidential candidate is coming after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. As might be expected the big government Republicans are sending out their “mouths” to call Perry down.

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Taxing Billionaires

Warren Buffet wants to increase taxes on billionaires for the wrong reason. Buffet would like to fund government at its present level because he believes in big government. Here is the right reason. Billionaires use government to define and manage … Continue reading

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Debt Crisis, Instinctive Behavior and Denial

Remember that your leaders are guided by cravings for power and instinctive impulses, not so much by intellect or goodness. People in general, have an instinctive drive to serve a master and look at government as a righteous parent figure. … Continue reading

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Reagan and Roosevelt had something in common.

Unfortunately Ronald Reagan bought into and encouraged central economic planning, then set new records for government spending. Ronald Reagan and Franklin Roosevelt had something important in common. Each one damaged the country greatly and got credit for doing exactly the … Continue reading

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Conservatives And Liberals, Two Different Moral Codes

There is one question liberals cannot and never will answer. What moral code permits the use of government to redistribute income? Before events like the American Revolution, an individual’s place in the universe was that of serving a master of … Continue reading

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Nothing Other Than Stupidity

However the debt crisis gets spun, no excuse for letting this happen is good enough. Long ago the fantasy world of using deficit spending to guide the economy became the standard. Why? Economists and lay people alike wanted to believe … Continue reading

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Work Is A Second Choice

Economics Lesson #8: Human beings are perfectly willing to work, but working is a second choice. In all types of work, employees are constantly looking for ways to get paid while doing the least work possible. As simple as this … Continue reading

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The Cause Of Inflation

Ask any other economist what causes inflation and you will likely hear that it is too much money being added to the economy, or too much money chasing too few goods. The correct answer is: The cause of inflation is … Continue reading

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