Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 14

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Respect For Your Betters

The elite are believed simply because it is human nature to create an elite class and then believe every word that comes from their mouths. Since taking over as Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke has not been right once when … Continue reading

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February 12

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The Exalted Species

I frequently make the assertion that most political and economic decisions are attributed to reasoning but in fact are directed by instinct. So what are some of these instincts? The one I believe is most basic is the instinct to … Continue reading

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Fighting Inflation With A Stick

When Ben Bernanke fights inflation, he will fight it with a stick. Contrary to popular belief, inflation is not entirely an issue of too much money chasing too few goods. Inflation is more influenced by the productivity of labor more … Continue reading

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Zodiac Signs and Going to Jail

Paradoxes in human behavior are easily explained once it is accepted that humans seldom think and act as individuals. The potential is there but herd behavior and thinking is practiced by default. Like bees and ants, people are born with … Continue reading

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February 7

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Is The U.S. a Republic?

The United States is identified as a Republic. So, is it a Republic? In a republic, citizens get representation. Very often things are identified as one thing but in practice are something else.

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Who Has The Best Mother?

Both Democrats and Republic interact with government as if government is a parent. Democrats say to government, “Mother, make the world a fair place for me. Make my life secure and predictable.” Republicans say to government, “Mother, I am your … Continue reading

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Lets Reason This Out

What is wrong in government? What is wrong in the economy? Let the experts reason these things out and give us a solution. Do things work like that? Not in the slightest. When decisions are made collectively, reasoning is not … Continue reading

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