Elon Musk and Elizabeth Warren Clash Over Tax Rates

Why Small Government Is Better

I’ve written at length about what I see as the biggest need in the United States today: renewing limited government. Why? Because the strength and prosperity of free people throughout the world depends on limited government in the U.S. The more government grows, the more the economy shrinks, taking down with it the freedom, prosperity, and strength of all free nations…

Eight Probable Economic Trends in 2012

The year 2012 is synonymous with real change, as the consequences of the economic decisions made by our governments, will either bring us out of recession or add to the problems caused by the 2008 market crash. What are the eight probable economic trends in 2012?

Economic Assured Destruction – Why On Earth Would We Agree to Play That Game?

The other day, I was talking with an acquaintance at the local Beverly Hills “Peet’s Coffee Shop” and he told me that we shouldn’t start a trade war with China because as their middle class develops that will be a great market for US Companies. Well, I understand that concept, surely I do, and I am a patient sort of chap, one who thinks long-term, heck, I run a think tank, and indeed, I’ve obviously considered all that the prior, so I concur on the future prospects of a nation with 1.3 billion people, and an incredible emerging middle class….

The Case for Individual Liberty

How free is the man whose livelihood is dependent on his government? No freer than a dog who would not dare bite the hand of the master who feeds him. Read on to understand the link between today’s monetary policy and individual liberty. Find out how current economic events have the potential to change a free society into a state controlled one.

In the Throes of Being Poor in This Economy

This American economy doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Is there hope for a tomorrow?

Have We Found An End To The Financial Crisis?

The latest news from the Eurozone concerning their attempts to try and control the debt crisis involves the ECB (European Central Bank) lending money to the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and then the IMF lending that money to the troubled nation states. This whole charade is due to the fact that enshrined in a European Union treaty is a ban on the ECB purchasing national government bonds from the participating countries in primary auctions. The reason for the ban was specifically why some Eurozone governments are now pressing to have the treaty overturned.

The Rate Of Work Growth In American Jobs Growth Decelerates

The US economy added just about 80,000 jobs in the month of October, according to a Labor Department report, down from the 158,000 jobs added in September. Though this pulled the unemployment rate down to 9% from 9.1%, it was the slowest pace of growth in the past four months.

Euro Zone Crisis – Will It Destroy The US Dollar?

The economic conditions in Europe are becoming worse as the weeks move on. In all there is at least a fifty percent stake of US Banks with exposure to some degree with the European debt problems in the Euro-zone. Furthermore, it is the US dollar that still remains the world’s reserve currency. And the Federal Reserve whose status is that, none other than the “lender of last resort” making it very hazardous for the US taxpayers.

The End Of The Dollar Is Heading Towards Us

There is no mistaking that the United States, the world’s largest economy, is still bleeding out from the 2007 financial crisis. In spite of the government’s questionable attempts to intervene and add buoyancy to the sinking ship “America” foreclosures are still at all time highs, unemployment is way too high and the national debt is over $14 trillion dollars.

How High Unemployment Hurts the Employed

In a time when our unemployment has hovered around 9% for over three years it is tempting to think of our unemployment problem as one that affects only the people who cannot find work. The unemployed themselves are the most visible and vocal victims of the bursting of the economic bubble but in terms of numbers they represent only a fraction of the actual victims of the economic malfeasance that has led us to the edge of a second Great Depression.  

Nehru and His Effect on Indian Economy

Nehru is rightly reviled by many historians for his blunders on the political front Vis a Vis China and Pakistan. He helped create the Kashmir problem by agreeing to a cease-fire, promised a plebiscite and imposed Article 370 while he lost 30,000 square miles in Aksai Chin in Ladakh to China. But now many economists are ruing his economic policies as well which took India back to almost 0% growth rate.

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