Monthly Archives: January 2013

January 24

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January 22, 2013

I repeat this about every six months because it is important. When a lie is told, there are normally two guilty parties. There is the teller of the lie and the person for whom the truth isn’t good enough. If … Continue reading

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January 18

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Not Much Gun Control

I was surprised today at how little the president is planning to do in the area of gun control. The practice of passing laws to address an isolated tragedy will hardly generate much benefit. These kinds of laws get passed … Continue reading

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Some Conventional Wisdom

Conventional wisdom is what you hear on the news. Today the notion that profits don’t matter with respect to stock prices these days is given respect. Also, being given respect is that it is o.k. for the recovery to be … Continue reading

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How About Some Good Intentions From Liberals

While the recreational conservatives are still whining over perceived gun control threats, their role model, John Boehner wants to make sure the liberals have good intentions before giving them his support. He needs to see a plan to cut spending. … Continue reading

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How We Deal With Uncertainty

Where the global economy is concerned, the smartest people in all of the industrial world are in charge of making sure the future unfolds nicely. Economic outcomes are too important to leave to chance. Unfortunately in a free market economy, … Continue reading

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Living in a Republic

You live in a country that is defined as a Republic. That doesn’t mean you are represented in government, other than superficially.

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January 9

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Problems and Then the Real Problem

The problem we have is not a given problem like the fiscal cliff or now, the debt ceiling. The big problem is that the reasoning of decision makers is faulty. That guarantees a bad outcome. Today it is popularly believed … Continue reading

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