Job Creation and GDP Growth Are False Idols

June 30, 2013

One of the biggest developments holding back human progress in the last century is probably a surprising one. We are hamstrung by our ability to collect macroeconomic and other demographic data. This development started in earnest in the 1930s (mostly as a result of trying to understand the Great Depression) and accelerated with the development […]

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Individualism vs. Collectivism

November 20, 2012

One important issue that so many people fail to recognize is that a person can dislike certain aspects of society while believing strongly that it’s not the government’s job to try to fix it. For example, I obviously don’t like poverty, but I also don’t think it’s the government’s job to eliminate it. My viewpoint […]

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Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

November 20, 2012

It’s a tough time for lovers of freedom. Barack Obama’s reelection was a clear sign that we are going to continue on “the road to serfdom.” Over the last century or so, government has been continually encroaching on our liberty by slowly but consistently increasing taxes and government spending, as well as issuing laws and […]

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