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Minimum Wage: The Unseen Impacts

Regardless of your personal “political” inclinations about Fox News, this is salient and sage advice from Mike Rowe. The minimum wage laws will destroy first-time job opportunities for young adults, where they learn the basics about what you need to do to be successful. Learning a skill that is in…

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Amazon’s Slick Trickery: One Month Free Prime Trial.

A Free One Month Trial? Why not? Ok, who doesn’t use Amazon for something? Supplements, dog toys, kitchen sink parts, electronics, you name it! The problem for me is that I’m a cheap-ass bastard unless I can find some real value in something. Not being a Prime member, I’d wait…


A Picture of Free-Market Healthcare

What are the origins of healthcare as we know it today?  It basically came from wage and price controls during World War II.  It is an example of the “Seen vs. Unseen” acts of government intervention that mandate a particular outcome without understanding basic economic law, which then creates unintended consequences….


NAFTA vs. Detroit

This one picture communicates 1,000 fallacies!  People look at Detroit before some time period, then after, and then simplistically correlate an event to the causation.  The reality is correlation does not imply causation.  You have to dig deeper.  You need to discover the facts. Free trade doesn’t destroy economies. The complexity…


Hyundai vs. Tesla

Very rarely do people think about what price means. Discussions of a product or service pricing brings up connotations of taking a drool inducing nap via your Economics 101 course. Supply and demand factors are going to help you find a price in equilibrium. See, I’ve already done it in…



Star Wars: The Force Awakens

In Defense of the Capitalist Rebellion

It all started with a post by our CEO: Interesting read I commented on the post about “Star Lords” by James Douglas, but any justice requires more than a few sentences. Given this is the release week of “The Force Awakens,” James published an opinion piece about how contemporary audiences are…