Today I read an article from a friend of mine entitled, “Minimum Wage Increase: The Debate Continues.” I thought to myself, “what an interesting title! I didn’t realize anyone still thought the minimum wage was a defensible policy.” The article argued that the price elasticity of demand for labor is near 0 and therefore increasing … Read more Is Minimum Wage Really Still Debated?
Sometimes people say things during a political conversation and my brain explodes. “Does not compute does not compute…!” Then I realize, wait, the reason someone thinks, for example, that oil subsidies are a conservative idea, is because of a simple misconception. A fallacy of equivocation. Here are my top 3 political false equivocations for the … Read more Top 3 Worst Facebook Political Equivications
Reading The Score published a new article of mine here. The article is on Rick Perry. It seems he is acting like a conservative lately, but why? Is it real conservatism or acting? That is the topic of that article – enjoy!
Head over here to check out the new article I guest authored on John Hill’s site. The article covers a conservative trend sweeping across the nation I have noticed! In case you were not already aware, I do have a full listing of all of my guest articles located here. Also, have you noticed? I imported … Read more New Guest Article by John V on JTHMishMash!
This article will argue that Traditional Marriage is an explaining factor of per capita GDP. This is an example of a left-handed proof using Traditional Marriage. A left-handed proof constitutes half of the CAE Interpretive Proof. While the right-handed proof is a philosophical or theological proof, the left-handed proof is meant as proof based on … Read more CAE Interpretive Proof – Traditional Marriage (2/2, Left-Handed Proof)
Tldr – Archiving, screenshots, videos, Google Chrome’s “Print as PDF” and other techniques allow proper citation of Wikipedia articles. Wikipedia is an amazing aggregation of information. Usually it has a combination of balanced scholarship, thorough sourcing and in-depth information. While that does not hold for all of their pages, and while some of the sources … Read more 5 Ways to Properly Cite Wikipedia and Dynamic Information Sources
Tldr – While Didier’s talk is interesting, he fails to sufficiently defend or even describe his methodology. There is a great debate in economics about the ability to control economic systems. The Austrian, Classical and Free Market views emphasize that markets are not fully controllable. These views are opposed by Neokeynesianism which, while allowing that … Read more Calling Didier’s Economic Bluff
Education is changing. I have talked much about it including the superiority of homeschooling and the replacement of degrees and certifications with badges. Turns out Google is noticing the same thing. Laszlo Bock is the Senior Vice President for People Operations at Google. That is basically Google’s Human Resources (HR) department and they make hiring … Read more 3 Ways Google Says Education Changing
A USA Today article printed in the June 19, 2013 newspaper was entitled “House OKs Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks.” You can also read online sources here and here among others. This house is Republican and largely conservative. They are pro-life and they represent most of the people in the US. The article … Read more Obama: Murderer of 90,000 Babies
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas in 1865. This is a Texan thing and we Texans better know our own history. Furthermore this story highlights principals and historical trends which … Read more This Juneteenth, Let’s Discuss the Real History of Rascism