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The Multiplier Effect

If you have never heard of the economic concept “multiplier effect,” your education is severely lacking. If you don’t really understand the concept, you can, at least to some degree, be forgiven because most of us don’t, especially the economists and politicians who are so fond of it. If you would like to understand it, […]

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The first step

Is admitting you have a problem.  

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Plan B (from Outer Space)

I’ve been working as a House Arrest ankle bracelet installer for over 3 months now.  Apart from the fact that almost every one of the individuals I hook up has been convicted of 1 or more DUI’s, I actually enjoy it.  It’s not enough money to live on indefinitely, but it keeps the electricity on […]

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All you need to know about employment in America

is in this Graph.

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from Larry Correia: As soon as they announced Ryan, the media had a come apart. I heard the words “extreme” and “radical” so many times that I thought I was watching a Mountain Dew commercial. I kept waiting for Ryan to come flying onto the screen doing flips on a skateboard while being chased by […]

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Saturday Night clean up

Actually working for a living again has done a number on me.  Part of it is that my new boss and I have been out and about setting up equipment and retrieving equipment.  I’ve spent more time outdoors during the heat of the day in the last 72 hours than I have the entire rest […]

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People who are better at this than I am

Three posts I’ve been meaning to write about from guys who are more eloquent and coherent than I am: The ultimate “you didn’t build that” commentary from Iowahawk: Readings from the Book of Barack Borepatch has an explanation of why the “you didn’t build that” comment was not a “taken out of context” moment and […]

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Keynesian Economics


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Congratulations, you’re getting a medal

By now, you’re probably aware that our President recently stated that no one in America succeeds on their own, without help from the Government.  (If, by some chance you aren’t, read this, or this.) Actually, I suspect he really does believe this, given that there is no available evidence to suggest that he ever accomplished […]

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On income inequality

Unlike all the good progressives out there, I don’t give a rat’s ass about income inequality.  So the gap between our richest and poorest citizens is getting wider.  Your point?  I’ve come to believe that the fuss over income inequality is stirred up by childish envy and politicians.  There’s always Johnny Entitled out there who […]

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