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More Adventures in Statist Hypocrisy

It must be fun to be a leftist. You get to spend other people’s money. But that’s just for starters. Using the power of majoritarianism, you also get to tell the rest of the country what to do, how to behave, and even what to eat. Best of all, you can be a complete hypocrite. […]

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Top Gear Gets Black Flagged

One of the rarest things on NEO today: a post on the entertainment industry. I don’t know if any of you watch Top Gear, UK but it has rather blown up. Essentially the Beeb has allowed political correctness to trump making money. And those that made it money (until they got fired) are talking to […]

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Tax Reform and the 2016 Election

I’m a huge fan of a simple and fair flat tax. Simply stated, if we’re going to have some sort of broad-based tax, it makes sense to collect revenue in the least-damaging fashion possible. And a flat tax achieves that goal by adhering to the principles of good tax policy. A low tax rate – […]

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What You Should Know About The Armenian Genocide

This comes from that dead period before America thought as a world power, and besides we were paying attention, if at all, to the Great War, especially the western front, so we never heard much at all about it. But it happened exactly a hundred years ago starting today. It can be considered a precursor […]

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Disgusting Thuggery by State and Local Governments

I have a Bureaucrat Hall of Fame to recognize government workers who have demonstrated special skills in ripping off taxpayers. And I’ve created a Moocher Hall of Fame to highlight deadbeats and scroungers who best illustrate the entitlement mentality. But maybe it’s now time to create Victims of Government Thuggery Hall of Fame (though I […]

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….It’s Super Entrepreneur!

When writing about economic growth, my usual approach is to point out that more output is a function of increases in the quantity and quality of labor capital. This is a helpful way of thinking about growth since it becomes easier to understand why certain policies are bad (such as redistribution programs that discourage labor […]

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