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Unchallenged Premises

If the false premises of an influential philosopher are not challenged, generations of his followers–acting as the culture’s subconscious–milk them down to their ultimate consequences. 562 more words

Eggs On Our Faces.

Dyeing eggs for easter is a long tradition. It used to be pretty cheap amusement for your kids. At least it was only five years ago when a dozen eggs was a little more than a buck. 104 more words

Politics

Debasing The Dialogue (April 14, 2014)

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C          “Too much commentary today is an ‘elbow-jerk’ cut and paste operation.  The citizen who questions whether the government should subsidize and encourage the crimes of the bankers and financial brigands is branded a ‘populist’ and a promoter of ‘populism’.” 327 more words

Federal Reserve

What's The Beef?

Beef prices have reached all time highs, like many other things you buy. Is the cause really weather? Or is it the food chain? You feed your cattle food which has gone up in price and that means when you sell the cattle you need to mark it up. 80 more words

Politics

Greenspan Says Bitcoin a Bubble Without Intrinsic Currency Value

Bloomberg has an article about Alan Greenspan’s struggle to understand Bitcoin. Here are some gems from the article:

“You have to really stretch your imagination to infer what the intrinsic value of Bitcoin is.

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Economy

One hears Communism sounded like a great idea!

Then they rode that horse.  

Libertarians now offer the antithetical (untried) extreme…  what could possibly go wrong? 818 more words

Passionate Politics