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Libertarian Nirvana, or how I realized Objectivism is a slippery slope to pointlessness


Many of my posts exists within a dialogue-debate between my siblings. Lately, I realized I’ve been posting few thoughts on this blog because they were all going into reply-comments on Facebook… So I’m going to try to post more of … Continue reading

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Seeing Flows: Free-Markets, Parasitic Growth, Aquifer Depletion, and Income Inequality


Continued from this post, and, yes, all of these title concepts are tightly related… My suggestion for dealing with aquifer depletion is to develop canals that divert excessive water from the Mississippi and its tributaries (and maybe even the Great … Continue reading

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So, government CAN lead the market?


(Disclosure: I work for UnitedHealh) A note on the economics implications of UnitedHealth’s announcement Monday that they would retain key provisions of “Obamacare” even if the Supreme Court strikes it down… Other insurers quickly followed UnitedHealth. It’s hard to image … Continue reading

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The Economist’s Lexington Bends Over and Inserts Head


Sometimes it seems The Economist has bipolar disorder with how one article supports liberal or Keynesian ideas while another plants its head into conservative or Austrian/Chicago ideas. The June 2 Lexington article falls squarely in the reality-denial camp. First, the … Continue reading

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