Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Pig Races, Hog Calling Contests, Politics

A political event like a presidential or congressional campaign can be easily explained with some analogies. Pigs don’t leave the trough as long as the farmer keeps throwing in slop. Corporations and the politically powerful do not leave the trough … Continue reading

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It is Really Just Stealing

SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr a Trump Appointee has recently discovered that there is not a lot of innocence in the area of corporate buybacks. He notes that insiders sell stock just as the corporate buybacks are ongoing. Wow, … Continue reading

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We Need To Get Rid of Donald Trump

We had poor choices in the last presidential election. I picked Donald Trump only as an alternative to Hillary Clinton who had already shown her dark side. That probably was not a mistake. Donald Trump has turned out to be … Continue reading

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Government is Your Garden

Yes, government is your garden but you never pull any weeds. The weeds have grown so high there is no room for fruit, vegetables or flowers. Not only have you failed to pull up weeds, you haven’t even taken a … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the Neighbors

Lets suppose you have an immigrant Muslim family living on each side of you in your neighborhood. They may or may not like you. Chances are they would be polite but would limit their interactions with you. Chances are better … Continue reading

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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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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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Billionaire’s Next Cash Cow

When Wall Street is completely mined out, the mob is going to need a new hustle. Climate change is the ticket. The American public has been fleeced many times but global warming may provide the best opportunity yet. Public private … Continue reading

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