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Archive of posts published in the tag: Investors Business Daily

Of Wheat and Health Care

Investor’s Business Daily Thomas Sowell writes Obscure Court Decision Gives Government Sweeping Power, 3/26/12. Excerpt: Roscoe Filburn was an Ohio farmer who grew some wheat to feed his family and some farm animals. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture fined him

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Income Inequality Myths

I have several posts that center on the clarification of income inequality myths. The best single source is the book  Income and Wealth by Alan Reynolds. You can use the search field at the upper right on this blog to

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Corrupting the Workforce

From Investor’s Business Daily Eric Singer writes If Economy’s Improving, Why Is Dependency Growing? Excerpts: How can we have falling unemployment and falling labor force participation at the same time? I heard a story a while ago about a woman

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We Are Gonna Need a Bigger Pie

John Merline Writes in Investor’s Business Daily Income Inequality Rose Most Under President Clinton, 11/3/11 Excerpts: Meanwhile, during Clinton’s eight years, the wealthiest 5% of American households saw their incomes jump 45% vs. 26% under Reagan. The Gini index shot

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An OWS Reader

Wall Street was targeted presumably because the marchers think that they are getting away with crimes against the people and they profit at the expense of others’ misery. Bernie Madoff was sentenced to 150 year in prison. Jeffrey Shilling from

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Anti-Semitism at OWS Rallies

I discounted much of what was happening on the Occupy Wall Street rallies and its sister rallies in other cities.  The movement seemed shallow and unserious. Many of the marchers just sound like idiots: it was hard to find any

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Too Much Money

Too much money makes many people stupid. After the prosperity and growth of the 1980’s, Clinton thought that he could expand the prosperity to more people by enacting government programs without consequences. In the Investor’s Business Daily editorial, Bill Clinton,

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Crony Socialism

Great insight from cartoonist Michael Ramirez of Investor’s Business Daily

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Crony Socialism and Jobs

The Obama Jobs Bill is just so awful that I predict many Democrats will not support it.  After the losses they faced in 2010 and the particular losses in the recent interim elections- especially Anthony Weiner’s seat in New York- support for

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In Praise of Nothing

Thomas Sowell writes Best Way to Aid Economy? Just Do Nothing in the Investors Business Daily, 9/14/11. Excerpts: The grand myth that’s been taught to whole generations is that the government is “forced” to intervene when there is a downturn

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Finally- The Truth About Social Security

Investors’ Business Daily has justly pointed out that Obama’s threat to Social Security in the current budget / debt ceiling talk is more than just another arrow in his class warfare quiver; it is a frank admission of what a

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