The Riots And The American Dream

The rioters remind me of and old bad behavior of young boys from years ago would engage in. They would get a rope and tie it to the tails of two individual cats. They would then hang the rope from the close line with the two cats attached to each end. The cats would get into a viscous fight. It was like each cat would blame the other but neither would have the wherewithal to focus on exactly how they got into the situation they were in.

Other than being perhaps less educated and quite young, the rioters are really no more ignorant than anyone else in the country. The time is coming when all higher on the income scale will feel as frustrated and hopeless as those who are currently acting out. It will be interesting to see what they do.

Some Americans are outraged at the riots over the death of a black man as well as for a host of other reasons.. Those same Americans are fine with the Jeffrey Epstein case being shelved. Who can really point a finger at anyone in the United States today?.

So what is the cause of the riots? I can usually trace the cause of anything back to the big bang. I won’t go that far. The root cause is the rich and powerful live above the law. Then there is the practice of enforcing or not enforcing laws depending upon the situation.  Add to that, decades of police brutality (real or perceived), an economic crisis and increasing poverty and that equals riots.

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James Quillian independent scholar,free market economist,and teacher of natural law. Who is James Quillian? Certainly I am nobody special, Just a tireless academic and deep thinker. Besides that, I have broken the code with respect to economics and political science. Credentials? Nothing you would be impressed with. I am not a household name. It is hard to become famous writing that virtually no one in the country is genuinely not in touch with reality. But, if I did not do that, there would be no point in my broking the broken the code. If you read the blog, it is easy to see that there are just a few charts, no math and no quantitative analysis. That is not by accident. Given what I know, those items are completely useless. I do turn out to be highly adept at applying natural law. Natural law has predominance over any principles the social science comes up. By virtue of understanding natural law, I can debunk, in just a few sentences , any theory that calls for intervention by a government. My taking the time to understand the ins and outs of Keynes General Theory is about like expecting a chemistry student to completely grasp all that the alchemists of the middle ages thought they understood in efforts to turn base metals into goal. Keynesian theory clearly calls for complete objectivity. Government can only make political decisions. Keynesian techniques call for economic decisions. So, why go any further with that? Fantasy Free Economics is in a sense a lot like technical analysis. Technical analysis began with the premise that it was impossible to gain enough information studying fundamentals to gain a trading advantage. Study the behavior of investors instead. Unlike technical analysis, I don't use technical charts. What I understand are the incentives of different people and entities active in the economics arena. For example, there is no such thing as an incentive to serve with life in the aggregate. In the aggregate, only self interest applies. It is routinely assumed otherwise. That is highly unappealing. But, I am sorry. That is the way it is. I can accept that because I am genuinely in touch with reality. Step one in using Fantasy Free Economics is for me to understand just how little I really know. A highly credentialed economist may know 100 times what I do based on the standard dogma. Compare the knowledge each of us has compared to all there is to know and we both look like we know nothing at all. There is always more than we don't know than what we do know. I am humble enough to present myself on that basis. Why? That is the way it is. I am not bad at math. I have taught math. What I understand is when to use it and when to rely on something else. Math is useless in natural law so I don't use it. While others look at numbers, I am busy understanding the forces in nature that makes their numbers what they are. That gives me a clear advantage.
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