The Pros and Cons of the Basic Income Theory

"Economic growth comes from entrepreneurs risking their own money, not from politicians risking your money." ~Burt Folsom, Professor of History at Hillsdale College. The basic income theory is a term I use to describe the idea that as technology grows, eventually we will get to a point where the only people that have a decent life …

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It’s not a Zero-Sum Game

Gerald Samms is a blogger at the Noisy Mouse.  He is a self -proclaimed socialist/communist. Recently I came across his blog while researching for an article and I noticed this statement that he made. "Think about it: If one person has something, other people can’t have it." I couldn't pass up this opportunity to debate a socialist …

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Why James Comey Should have Been Fired Long Ago

James Comey, for those who don't know, was the FBI Director from September 2013 to May 2017. The story making the rounds is that President Trump fired Director Comey to cover-up his Russian ties. It is FAR more likely that Trump just got mad at him and decided to get rid of him. Should he have …

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Why My Generation Will HAVE to Worry About Our National Debt

$19,896,426,850,500 and counting. In words, it's nineteen trillion, eight hundred ninety-six billion, four hundred twenty-six million, eight hundred fifty thousand, five hundred dollars. That's how much the US government owes. The per-person total is well over 60,000 dollars. Now I'm not on the Trump Train but I prefer him to Hillary and her plans to turn …

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Libertarianism: The Common Ground for Left and Right?

As this past election happened I was struck by how many reporters and journalists said something along the lines of “Who will be the next person to run our country?” I hate it when people say that. The president does not “run the country” he is the head of the Executive branch. He does not …

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Why the Wage Gap Doesn’t Matter.

"[Socialists] would rather have the poor poorer, provided that the rich were less rich." -Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister The Department of Numbers said in 2015 that the median income level in the US is $55,775.  Compare that to the median income level in the world: $9,733 according to Gallup. Margaret Thatcher explains it here. The …

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