Monthly Archives: July 2019

Economics, never trust a Leftist

I read Vox so you don’t have to, but in case you want to read what inspired me to write this post, here is the link: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/19/20699366/interest-rates-unemployment-globalization-minimum-wage-deficit So the author, Jared Bernstein, lays out “4 myths” and explains why freshmen … Continue reading

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Serpa Holsters, they don’t suck, you are just using them wrong.

Do you jump out of perfectly good aircraft? Do you enjoy kicking in doors and shooting bad guys in the face with an M4 while carrying a pistol as a transition weapon? Do you enjoy wearing 35 lbs of body … Continue reading

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Socialism, Nazis, and Keynesian Economics

The Nazi era in Germany is an extremely interesting bit of history, and one that deserves a large amount of study as the Nazi’s present a bit of a conundrum to orthodox political and economic thinkers. 1. The Nazi era … Continue reading

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Do Blue States Subsidize Red States? Or the Other Way Around?

It really depends on how you run the numbers. https://wallethub.com/edu/states-most-least-dependent-on-the-federal-government/2700/ https://www.governing.com/week-in-finance/gov-taxpayers-10-states-give-more-feds-than-get-back.html This argument “high tax blue states subsidize low tax red states!” or the other way around, when talking about tax policy. The typical states that authors bring up will … Continue reading

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Cocktail Time

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, my wife has an intolerance to wheat. This makes shopping more difficult, cooking more difficult, and even enjoying a libation more difficult. But not impossible. Last year for the holidays we needed to … Continue reading

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