Monthly Archives: March 2017

Do You Hate Poor People?

If you hate poor people and want them to become even poorer, the best thing to do is pass minimum wage laws. There is an added benefit for proponents of minimum wage laws. Supporting these kinds of things publicly makes … Continue reading

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Government’s Plan for the Stock Market

Although we don’t know what it is, we know there is a plan to keep stocks moving higher. How do I know? Fantasy free means that we study people and institutions according to how they function and pay no mind … Continue reading

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Healthcare Models, Fascist and Socialist

Both the Affordable Care Act and the Republican alternative that just failed are fascist model healthcare systems.  In a fascist healthcare model lobbyists write the bill, lawmakers who they pay to support the bill, convince the public that it is … Continue reading

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Stealth Taxes and Health Care Bills

Now that Trump is president are you expecting that he and all of your representatives are busily giving freely of their time and energy to make your life better? If you are not a Trump person, are you assuming your … Continue reading

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The Imaginary Incentive to Serve

Self interest is the natural incentive that makes survival possible. Politics works on the belief that there is also an incentive to serve. The natural incentive to serve exists only in the imagination. Voters go to the poles believing that … Continue reading

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The Market For Representation

Is it possible to exchange value for value without the use of currency? When most trades take place currency is not used at all. These kinds of transactions are the most common but they are deemed not to exist in … Continue reading

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The Stock Market is Rigged

I just want to go on record as saying the stock market is rigged. Since I don’t have a job, I am free to tell the truth. When the crash comes, the art of not knowing will be called into … Continue reading

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Theft by Stimulus

Jean and I used to joke about visiting prisons to teach thieves legal ways to steal money. That way they wouldn’t get locked up again and taxpayers would not have to support them behind bars. Economic stimulus is a euphemistic … Continue reading

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Cases of Mistaken Identity

In the Fusco brothers comic, there is a dog named Axel. The dog claims to actually be a wolverine. Of course he is a dog but dogs get no respect. So, Axel congers up the notion that he is a … Continue reading

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How Folks Become Liberals

People are born with certain personality characteristics. Anyone who has class pictures from elementary schools and remembers the kids names can pick out the classmates who grew up to be liberals. Anyone who teaches school can spot the students who … Continue reading

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