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Archive for the 'Economics' Category

Bill O’Reilly Compares Gay People To Terrorists

by @ Friday, June 4th, 2010. Filed under Business, Dumbasses, Economics, Individual Liberty


Peter Schiff: Are We The Next Japan, Or The Next Greece ?

by @ Tuesday, May 25th, 2010. Filed under Credit Crisis, Economics, Peter Schiff, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

The guy who saw the Great Recession coming two years early isn’t too optimistic about the future:

How America Will Become Like Greece If We Don’t Act Soon

by @ Tuesday, May 25th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politics

H/T: Jason Pye

This Is What Rand Paul Was Really Talking About: Waitress Sues Hooters For “Weight Bias”

Forget the Civil Rights Act of 1964, should this woman have a right to force Hooters to give her a job: ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A former Hooters waitress who says she was told by management she was too heavy to work has sued the restaurant. Cassandra Smith says Hooters violated Michigan law when it placed […]

Rent Control Means You’re Stealing From Your Landlord

by @ Monday, May 24th, 2010. Filed under Economics, In The News, Individual Liberty, Property Rights

The economic arguments against rent control are well-known, and were in fact made long ago by no one less than Milton Friedman. There’s another dimension to the rent control argument, though, and it’s laid bare in this story from The New York Times: An informal survey of some major landlords and real estate agencies turned […]

Ron Paul On Fox Business: Our Greek-Style Day Of Reckoning Is Coming

by @ Saturday, May 22nd, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Dalai Lama Proves, Once Again, That Religious Figures Have No Understanding Of Economics

The logical contradictions in this statement from the spiritual leader of Tibet are almost too numerous too mention: TIBETAN spiritual leader the Dalai Lama says he’s a Marxist, yet credits capitalism for bringing new freedoms to China, the communist country that exiled him. “Still I am a Marxist,” the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader said in […]

Ron Paul: Greece Is Just The Beginning

by @ Monday, May 17th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Ron Paul was on CNBC this morning talking about the ongoing problems developing out of the crisis in Greece:

Guess Who’s Becoming More Capitalist ? Sweden

As America moves down a path toward European style social democracy, one of the iconic social democratic states in Europe is moving in the opposite direction:

Ron Paul: Stop Bailing Out The Foreign Banks !

by @ Saturday, May 15th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

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