Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fantasy Free Economics

I am changing the name of my economics blog to Fantasy Free Economics. Common sense is largely misunderstood. Being fantasy free is the primary attribute necessary for using common sense. Mainstream economics is based on fantasy in more ways that … Continue reading

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The Mob, The President and Congress

How many times do I have to say it? Over time government and crime merge. Without explicit preventative efforts the merger becomes complete. Crime is attracted to government for a number of reasons.  Mostly the profits are enormous and there … Continue reading

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Understanding the Danger

Janet Yellen is more of an accountant and politician than an economist. This is true of all open market committee members. The Federal Reserve is charged with carrying out a political agenda. This will become apparent as events unfold. Do … Continue reading

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Republicans Against Trump

As long as there are stupid people, smart people will use government to take their money. Smart people around the globe are saying no thanks to Donald Trump. It is not that Donald Trump is philosophically unacceptable. That part doesn’t … Continue reading

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How To Make Money

Contrary to popular belief, prostitution is not the world’s oldest profession. Armed robbery came before prostitution. Before that, taking things by force, arms or not, was the world’s oldest profession. Perhaps prostitution was late because outright rape was common place … Continue reading

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Staples of Peace

What does it take to have peace in the world? Step one is to have some areas of civilization. The first known political document laid out some necessary voluntary restraints. The name of the document is the Ten Commandments. In … Continue reading

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