What I call “hidden consumer costs” are the costs for different government policies that are hidden in the price the consumer pays for goods and services. My interest in this subject was sparked when I stumbled upon an article that Sallie James wrote for CATO Liberty back in November of this year. Sallie took umbrage with the following statement […]Read more "Hidden Consumer Costs _ Robin Hood is a Double Agent"
Wikipedia provides the following definition of free market capitalism: “Free market capitalism consists of a free-price system where supply and demand are allowed to reach their point of equilibrium without intervention by the government. Productive enterprises are privately-owned, and the role of the state is limited to enforcing property rights”. I’m not sure that this definition […]Read more "Free Market Capitalism_Can it Ever Be Truly Free?"
That’s the sound of the clock of disaster; a warning of the emanate explosion of our economy or the implosion of our economy. These seem to be the only two options for our future. Both options are bad but, according to conservative pundits, the explosions option is by far the worst. We have a choice to make and […]Read more "Tic-Tock, Tic-Tock _ Time is Running Out"
I think they do and we are going to need all of their ability to exorcise an evil that has been embedded in our government for 97 years. An evil that we created ourselves. This evil has a name. Its name is the Federal Reserve System. The Federal Reserve came into being in 1913 ostensibly to […]Read more "Do the Tea Parties Know Anything About Exorcism?"
Photoshop: UnitedLiberty.org Thanks to Michelle Malkin for this great photo. Nothing more need be saidRead more "Obami’s Wealth Distribution Plan"
This has to be the best analysis of Obamacare that I’ve seen yet. I found it in a post by Gary North at LewRockwell.Com. Gary gives the credit to Maxine, a cartoon character who speaks for the old geezers. Let me get this straight . . . . We’re going to be “gifted” with a […]Read more "Obamacare Laid Bare"
“Should Liberals Give Up on Politics?” is a recent article written by Carlos A. Ball for “The Huffington Post”. In his article he laments that liberals have been on the defensive for the last three decades and after the recent elections he fears that they will continue on defense for the next two decades. Liberals have been playing […]Read more "Society And Government Are Not The Same Thing"
Republicans are celebrating while Democrats are licking their wounds. And me? Well I’m still trying to understand American history; the history of how we were able to create the greatest nation on earth and sow the seeds of its demise at the same time. How is it that so many Americans, myself included, are under the impression […]Read more "Get Out The Snow Shovels"