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Thomas Sowell

Predatory Journalism

Media taking advantage of people’s ignorance of economics to score ideological points & promote expansion of government powers limits the options of poor people, who have few options already…

Living Wages

Mob Rule Economics

While we talk about democracy and equal rights, we seem increasingly to let both private and government decisions be determined by mob rule. Take Living Wages for example…

CO2 Fraud

Caruba: An Economist’s Bad Climate Advice

On September 3 The Wall Street Journal published a commentary by Edward P. Lazear titled “The Climate Change Agenda Needs to Adapt to Reality: Limiting carbon emissions won’t work.

Responsible Gun Owner Stamp

Let’s Show The Public What We Gun Owners Spend

In a recent video Kevin Michalowski, Executive Editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, started a social movement in an attempt to remind U.S. citizens just how much gun owners impact the U.S. economy…

Economy Down Arrow

Caruba: What Economic Recovery?

The Obama administration would have you believe that the economic decline in the first quarter was due to a harsh winter. They will be blaming it on a hot summer come autumn…

Gun Buy Backs

Freakonomics and Gun ‘Buybacks’

“Freakonomics” agrees that gun “buybacks” are useless: ” both the theory and the data could not be clearer in showing that they don’t work. “

Caruba: Surviving Obama

There is a slice of the population who most certainly are stupid. They are called the media…

Gary Becker (1930-2014)

Gary Becker (1930-2014)

Becker was an economist’s economist, he also transcended the traditional boundaries of economics. His application of economic analysis to racial discrimination broke new grounds…

Warning Fascism

Do You Know Any Fascists?

America was founded on the economic principles of the free enterprise system. An individual was free to operate his business under the law without government intervention and regulation. This economic system is being replaced…

Obamanomics

Obama Should Study The History Of Reaganomics

Reagan inherited an abysmal economy from Jimmy Carter. His prescription for recovery rested on four pillars: tax cuts, deregulation, reductions in the rate of growth of government spending and carefully managed growth of the money supply…

No Coal Wackos

Caruba: Obama’s War on U.S. Energy

If President Obama would get out of the way, our national debt could be dramatically reduced & hundreds of thousands of jobs would be created in the energy sector, leading to the expansion of its manufacturing sector & still more jobs…

Red Down Arrow

Caruba: The Financial Collapse of America

The United States is in very deep trouble and the concept of repaying $16.7 trillion in debt is not even a remote possibility over the next 100 years, even if the government had small surpluses…