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No Such Thing

One simple economic principle that is all-too often ignored is the one represented by the acronym TANSTAAFL. Never mind that in order to create an easily pronounced phonetic entity the short instructive declaration behind TANSTAAFL has been often expressed as … Continue reading

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Maldistribution and its Consequences

In last month’s post I noted that the past four decades have demonstrated that there is a significant amount of surplus in the economic system and that that surplus, obviously and unfortunately, is not widely shared within our population. Benefits … Continue reading

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TEA: Take Everything Away

Ah, the truth about Conservatives and taxes; if only everyone knew the reality of their inglorious past instead of their well-constructed hype. The recent unofficial budget-related proposals of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, otherwise known as the … Continue reading

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