Tag Archives: Bastiat

Merry Christmas!!!

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the old saw that Christmas improves the economy, is false. Most people believe it is a self evident fact that Christmas shopping is a huge boon to our economy, but that is a pernicious … Continue reading

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Anti Corruption Laws

Dear Friends,   It seems to me, anti corruption laws are only as good as their enforcement, and if the same corrupt politicians enforce those anti corruption laws on themselves, those laws are as good as worthless. If self policing … Continue reading

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Government as Gatekeeper

Dear Friends, It seems to me, when government is the gatekeeper of all the goods in society, politics filters those goods. By gatekeeper, I mean that everything and every action by the individual and organizations, must be recognized and allowed … Continue reading

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Obama the Orator and Romney the Sophist.

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the difference between Obama the orator and Romney the sophist, is nil. They both follow Bastiat’s law, that politicians seek to protect the wealth of their own faction from plunder, while plundering the wealth … Continue reading

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Sophist Rhetoric Spanning Logical Chasms

Dear Friends, It seems to me that the adage, “Government is responsible for the welfare of it’s citizens,” is based on a false premise, that we the people, are incompetent to care for our own welfare. This type of sophist … Continue reading

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Nuance

Dear Friends, It seems to me that the term, “nuanced view” is most often synonymous with dialectic defeating logic. There once was an ancient Chinese sage, who made the argument that, a white horse is not a horse but a … Continue reading

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Get the Economy Growing Again

Dear Friends, It seems to me that if the US government really wanted to get the economy moving again there is a well charted course. The problem is, the government does not like that course. It believes that if only … Continue reading

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Legitimate Role of Government.

Dear Friends, It seems to me that redistribution of wealth is not a legitimate role of government. It presupposes government has the right to the property of individuals. When government can legally take your property and mine it is no … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t The Economy Creating Jobs?

Dear Friends, It seems to me that the economy should be humming along creating jobs… The dollar is very low as compared to other currencies. The Canadian Dollar is almost at par and is predicted to be at par by … Continue reading

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