The Volitility and Inflexibility of the Gold Stardard

December 7, 2018 in Economics

The value of gold has always been based on an aristocratic desire for rare decorations. Even today its value is as arbitrary as the valuation of paper money. So, why do fiscal conservatives argue that our money should be backed by gold? If you’re new to this topic, many conservatives […]

Vegan Thoughts on Insects

October 14, 2018 in Uncategorized

Vegan Thoughts on Insects The death and use of insects in plant agriculture is a subject not often discussed by vegans, which anti-vegan carnists have recently used to depict vegans as hypocrites. So let’s discuss. We know honey isn’t vegan. It’s an animal product. Bees work hard for their honey […]

Toxic Algae of South Florida: Solution

August 3, 2018 in Government, Home

Toxic Algae of South Florida: Solution The three biggest contributes to the algae that Floridians can change: – Where to drain the lake. The dam to the south, where sugar farms now exist, is causing all the water to flow into the rivers. – The pollution from cow farms north […]

Fact Check: Vegans Cause More Animal Death

July 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

It’s become popular to share blog posts from people claiming that rodent and other animals deaths from farmer protecting their plant crops equates to more total deaths than just eating an animal. Most people are unaware that the animals they eat consume far more calories of grain then calories that […]

FBS Computer Ranking – Conference Match-up Model

December 16, 2017 in Home, Uncategorized

A New Approach to FBS Ranking – Conference Match-up Model Imagine that you are completely unbiased and unaware of the college football world. Pretend that you’ve never seen the ranking systems and are unaware of the perceived power of the conferences. Imagine never guessing at how much to move each […]

Expect a Recession When Net Neutrality Regulations are Repealed

July 13, 2017 in Economics, Home

Consider how the internet comes to your devices. All the way from the internet service provider leading into your home there are lines underground that are dug through public land along roadsides. Like our roads, these are shared spaces that can not be owned by any individual company. Instead, through […]

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. […]

Andrew Laurent’s Robot Tax

April 2, 2016 in Economics, Home, Tech vs. Labor

    My policy is more than a robot tax, it eliminates the labor problems that arise from all automation, outsourcing, and the price gouging of necessities like healthcare. I propose reforming the corporate tax to include a multiplier that varies based on a business’s profit to labor ratio. Multiplying business […]

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, […]