Category Archives: Economic

Bernie Et Al: Socialism Resurrected?

I love Mr. Grindler’s essay, “What Is Socialism” in the abstract. However, I’m not sanguine as to its effect in persuading the followers of American politicians advocating for socialism. A more concise, elegant, and compelling approach to the failure of … Continue reading

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Is Sweden Really a Socialist Paradise?

Sweden has a free market system that is the envy of American free market capitalists. Yes, they have a huge welfare state, but they can afford it because they’ve privatized many heretofore govenment services (the railroads, day care, vodka, instituted … Continue reading

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Why Socialism? Explain

Blue Lines = prices subject to free market forces, i.e., no government subsidies Red Lines = prices subject to regulatory capture by government Question: Why does the chart for textbooks drop slightly over the last two years of the chart: … Continue reading

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Is The Left Ignorant of Conservatism?

Yes. Here is a Facebook quote from a dear Lefty friend of mine which merits a reply requiring more depth than is easily supplied in a Facebook comment I thought the conservatives on the right were all for law and … Continue reading

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