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What Happens When the Chickens Come Home to Roost?

What happens when the chickens come home to roost? This is today’s question. But what is the answer? In just a moment we’ll offer several thoughts and ruminations. First, however, we must take stock of the chickens… Continue reading

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The Zealous Pursuit of State Sponsored Wealth Destruction

The lifecycle of capital follows a wide-ranging succession.  It is imagined, produced, consumed, and destroyed.  How exactly this all takes place involves varying and infinite undulations. One generation may produce wealth.  While the next generation burns through it.  Various facets … Continue reading

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How Uncle Sam Inflates Away Your Life

“Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon,” once remarked economist and Nobel Prize recipient Milton Friedman.  He likely meant that inflation is the more rapid increase in the supply of money relative to the output of goods and services … Continue reading

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The Downright Sinister Rearrangement of Riches

Let’s begin with facts.  Cold hard unadorned facts. Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit at standard atmospheric pressure.  Squaring the circle using a compass and straightedge is impossible.  The sun is a star. Facts, of course, must not be confused … Continue reading

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