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  • How Our Current Tax Code Drives The Growing Wealth Gap

    How Our Current Tax Code Drives The Growing Wealth Gap

    Its not the tax brackets that matter, but everything else in between.

  • What President Obama’s Hilarious Appearance On Between Two Ferns Teaches Us About Obamacare

    What President Obama’s Hilarious Appearance On Between Two Ferns Teaches Us About Obamacare

    The need for such appearances reveal as much about the ACA as the content of the interivew

  • Essay: How the Bullshit Facade of Partisanship Allows the Selling Out of America

    Essay: How the Bullshit Facade of Partisanship Allows the Selling Out of America

    There is no partisan gridlock in Washington

  • 2013 is 1984

    2013 is 1984

    An action by the US Government is straight out of the famous novel about Big Brother

  • Essay: What Causes The Growing Wealth Gap In America?

    Essay: What Causes The Growing Wealth Gap In America?

    A major issue in America today is the growing gap between the rich and the poor, and the popular narrative is that the disparity is caused by capitalism run wild and only the firm hand of government can fix the problem. But what if this narrative has it backwards? What if the growing wealth disparity in America is actually caused by the government? Take Warren Buffet, a man often at the center of this debate, as not only is he […]

  • Essay: How Does Quantitative Easing Create Jobs?

    Essay: How Does Quantitative Easing Create Jobs?

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke recently announced the central bank will now undertake open ended Quantitative Easing until the economy gets significantly better. Specifically he said: If we do not see substantial improvement in the labor market, we will continue our asset purchases. Although the first two rounds of QE have failed (if they hadn’t there would be no need for a third) the Federal Reserve has now decided to go all in on its signature program. Instead of taking […]

  • Essay: Why Does the Major News Media Treat The Federal Reserve Differently?

    Essay: Why Does the Major News Media Treat The Federal Reserve Differently?

    A recent article from Reuters on fears within the Economics profession of political encroachment on Fed action reads like a standard piece by the Media on the Central Bank. It starts with the assumption that the Fed is all knowing, and concludes that anyone trying to interfere with that process is wrong. This a remarkable anomaly from an industry that prides itself on its ability to speak truth to power. Traditionally in American politics, the more powerful a government official or body, the […]

 
 

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