A Defense for Vermont and Democratic Socialism

April 12, 2016 in Economics, Government, Home

I often see opinion pieces for free market libertarian economics, like this article. It starts by saying that Bernie’s plan to increase tax revenue to 46% of GDP is unrealistic, but the tax revenue percent of GDP was higher than that during the U.S. golden years in the 50′s and 60′s. [...]

Increased Prices Will Reduce Gun Crime

August 31, 2015 in Government, Home

  With this simple economic policy, gun rights can be upheld and violent crimes reduced. Let’s analyze the effects of reducing the production of new guns. The gun debate is one with intense emotions and fear. While the NRA is likely to oppose anything that limits their profits, this sort [...]

Problems With Police: collection of cases

August 21, 2015 in Government, Home

For those who don’t see any problems with police or racism I have listed the most informative articles and videos on the subject. David Simon is Baltimore’s best-known chronicler of life on the hard streets. He worked for The Baltimore Sun city desk for a dozen years. He is the creator, [...]

Floor and Trade: a new concept

May 24, 2015 in Economics, Government, Home

Floor and Trade: a new concept “Labour was the first price, the original purchase – money  that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour,  that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. ” -Adam Smith (Father of Capitalism) We need more [...]

I’m a Teddy Roosevelt Republican

May 24, 2015 in Economics, Government

I’m a Teddy Roosevelt Republican… or I would have been. Here’s some (Brainy Quotes) from Theodore Roosevelt… I wrote a quick history lesson at the bottom. “It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.” “I [...]

Flag Laws and Protesting Ethics

May 4, 2015 in Government

Desecrating the flag is not against the law, but not something I personally support… the freedom to do so, I do support. I need to point out that our flag represents more than our military. In history, every large government has had a military. So, I am claiming that it [...]

Income Tax or Flat Tax, Sin Tax, Luxury Tax

January 6, 2015 in Economics, Government, Home

Taxes are more than just a way for a government to raise revenue; they are also a deterrent, like fines. We tax labor, heavily. Labor should never be discouraged, especially as jobs continue to be lost to more efficient mechanical or computer processes. We need to make human labor more [...]

Free Democratic Republic Political Party

October 16, 2013 in Government, Home

Elect an FDR candidate and you’ll be able to vote on every bill in Congress. Instead of debating over the two parties, debate of the real issues and vote. Politicians rarely listen to us anyways. An FDR candidate has the easiest job  in the world, they’re just ceremonial. Kinda like [...]

Life vs Liberty

January 18, 2013 in Government

The 5th amendment to the Constitution states that no person shall, “be deprived of life, liberty, or property”.  There are instances when our inherent rights to life and liberty cannot both be satisfied. For instance: a woman has the liberty to do as she pleases with her own body. If [...]

Economists: GOP Jobs Bills Would Create Few Jobs

July 24, 2012 in Economics, Government

In response to the 32 jobs bills the Republicans have offered. “A lot of these things are laughable in terms of a jobs plan that would produce noticeable improvements across the country in the availability of employment in the next four or five years,” said Gary Burtless, a senior economist [...]