Tag Archives: Government

Can’t Find Any of 12 Million Illegals, but Can Track Every Overseas Account Holder

A most astounding law, giving the I.R.S. global authority to set policy at any banking institution in the world, tracking every U.S. Citizen everywhere (or at least their money), and sharing U.S. Residents information with other nations globally. But they can’t find an illegal alien inside the USA… Continue reading

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GDP, Government Growth, And The Incredible Power Of Stupid

A discussion of GDP in various flavors, the growth (or lack of it) in the economy, an economist named Cipolla and his view of the Incredible Power Of Stupid. GDP-Ex-Government tells a great truth. Continue reading

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Go Vegetarian to Save The Climate?

Governments, at the urging of The Green Blob, indoctrinating citizens with the Vegetarian Mantra, despite it being a risky lifestyle choice. Continue reading

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How Much Government is Just Right? 26% of GDP

Can one answer the question: “How Much Government is The Best Size?” Turns out you can, and Economists have looked at this for a while now. It’s the Rahn Curve. First cousin to the Laffer Curve. While Laffer looked at “How much taxes makes the economy grow less” and came up with about 20-something precent, Rahn looked at “How Much Government leads to maximal economic growth?”. And got a very similar answer. Continue reading

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Apple vs. FBI vs. Spy vs. Spy

The reasons I think Apple is right, and the FBI is wrong, in the FBI demand that Apple create a HACK to break their own security features. The risk is just too high. Continue reading

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Reality vs Policy: Fiscal, Monetary, Regulatory

A short introduction to Fiscal, Monetary, and Regulatory policy (with hints of Trade Policy), related to the state of global economics today. Continue reading

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Charles Murray – “By The People…”

Charles Murray has a book out titled “By the People, Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission”. It looks very interesting to me. Continue reading

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