Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Country’s Finest Legal Mind?

An important hallmark of Fantasy Free Economics is the practice of studying people and institutions according to how they function, not according to how they are defined. Other economists do it the other way and thus have no chance of … Continue reading

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Department of Education Hurts Children Badly.

The Department of Education began under Jimmy Carter in 1979.  For over 36 years the Department of Education has been destroying the lives of students. From middle school through college, schools are now institutions of education in name only. So … Continue reading

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When Fantasies Die

When fantasies die many who hold those fantasies to be true die with them. Donald Trump is only president. There is a limit to how much damage a president can do alone. A nation full of mush minded ignorant citizens … Continue reading

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The Echo Chambers, Change of Ownership

Displaced Democrats and misguided progressives have taken ownership of the echo chambers. For years, conservatives were the only occupants. With the Trump victory, the new owners are so loud the conservatives are hardly noticeable. Social media is all Trump bashing … Continue reading

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What is an Immigrant Worth?

I will tell you again that there is only one natural incentive that is relevant in economics. That is self interest. The incentive to serve on the part of those elected is completely imaginary. There are many reasons why immigrants … Continue reading

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Suicide of the Progressive Movement

Donald Trump did nothing to destroy the progressive movement. It was more like a suicide. For eight years, progressives have supported economics by force, via the military. Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton embraced Wall Street, the elite and the … Continue reading

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