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The United States was founded two hundred and thirty-nine years ago. At the time the Declaration of Independence was signed a person was free to enter into any line of business that he desired if the person could secure adequate funds. 593 more words


American economy blues: Everything you need to worry about

May I have your attention please?

I bring you terrible news.

Oil prices have plunged to the point where it hasn’t been this cheap to fill up your gas tank in over a decade. 499 more words


Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State

Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State

I’m not sure that Daniel Shapiro understands what Social Security is. And even though the title of his talk is about the so-called welfare state, this video only covers Social Security. 176 more words

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The Roosevelts versus Ronald Reagan.

Back at the start of the Twentieth Century, Theodore Roosevelt had posited that big business and a foreseeably big labor would require a big government to balance their power and solve complex new problems. 550 more words

American Society

How Bank of American, The State of California, and Wester Union Tried to Screw Me!

Before we go ahead and blame all of the above institutions our story first starts all the way back to Westmont.  Ultimately this is a tale of the American economy, financial system and the sad state it is in.  1,470 more words


The Spirit of America: From Self-Reliance to Self-Storage

“I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency. . . .
Let us affront and reprimand the smooth mediocrity and squalid contentment of the times.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Self-Reliance” (1841) 479 more words

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