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The Apolitical State

The State organizes a nation’s resources for efficient, effective, and profitable exploitation with returns going to: 1. The State, in the form of tax revenues, government jobs, power, and prestige; 2. Bond holders, in the form of coupon payments; and … Continue reading

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United States, Russia, Syria: Cold War 2.0

The United States has long wanted to get Syria out of Russia’s satellite of control. Syria, geographically, puts a check on Israel. Ukraine, which is barely mentioned versus two years ago, is the alternate land bridge from Russia to western … Continue reading

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You’re not American. It’s okay

It’s understandable to want to “belong.” ¬†Waving your country’s flag means you’re happy to be a part of a group connected by the freedoms associated with consumer choice, political participation, and personal expression, with as little overt regulation as possible. … Continue reading

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Why are we guaranteeing private contracts?

Interesting article in The Wall Street Journal about the federal government charging a fee to lenders in order to finance guarantees of mortgages. Mortgages are just contracts between private entities and individuals to buy money. Why is the United States … Continue reading

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