Monthly Archives: November 2014

244 Teens Killed in Chicago Since Michael Brown

Common Sense Economics is competely aware of the unfair treatment blacks get during encounters with law enforcement. That being said, the Brown case appears to be the wrong circumstance from which to launch protests and engage in civil disobedience. Unfortunatley, … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the Herd

Americans and people in general act on the basis that they think independently of one another. It sounds good and it is highly flattering to believe such a thing but the world would not be structured the way it is … Continue reading

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Instinct, Government and Economics

Common Sense Economics is alone in understanding the role instinct plays in decisions people make. Decision is actually not a perfect term because when instinct kicks in the reasoning is bypassed. No decision is actually made. The behavior is automatic. … Continue reading

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Republicans and Deflation

Are you a Republican? If you are, chances are the Republican National Committee. (RNC) has you repeating mantras about the danger of deflation. Deflation is automatically bad? Of course, you say. Your mind has recorded it as bad. It has … Continue reading

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Political Parties, How They are Defined and how They Function

Here is how The National Democratic Institute defines political party. “Political parties are an essential component of democracy. By competing in elections and mobilizing citizens behind particular visions of society as well as through their performance in the legislature, parties … Continue reading

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A Quote From a Guy Who Gets it.

“Nobody can predict how long governments can get away with fake growth, fake money, fake jobs, fake financial stability, fake inflation numbers and fake income growth,” Singer wrote. “When confidence is lost, that loss can be severe, sudden and simultaneous … Continue reading

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Privateers Stock Market and Fed

Here it is in plain English, how the stock market is manipulated higher. As I have written before, the Federal Reserve is defined as an unbiased economic institution. That definition suits everyone so it is treated as such. Its members … Continue reading

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Democracy is a Good Idea But it Isn’t Working

When our founding fathers set up the country, democracy had not been tried in a serious way. There was fear that an uneducated majority would vote the assets of everyone else into their pockets. Ben Franklin equated democracy to two … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Sociopath

Politics is highly competitive. Only sociopaths have the manipulative skills to get elected and remain in office. Politics is the most competitive occupation out of all endeavors. It is so competitive that sticking to the truth is a sure way … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Elections

Self government is a myth Americans live by. Working withing the system is deemed a virtue. Those who work outside the system are extremists and trouble makers. Schools leave students with the impression that democracy is a gentle form of … Continue reading

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