Obama Back-Stabs the Left (Again)

The Democratic Party has stances on various issues which constitute self-harm. For example, minimum wage is supported by the Democratic Party in order to help the poor, yet it leads to increased unemployment by the poor. Another example would be abortion. Abortion is meant to free women of some burden, but in reality it causes … Read more Obama Back-Stabs the Left (Again)

Is Minimum Wage Really Still Debated?

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?

Why Bitcoin Sucks

With all the positive talk out there about the new digital currency called bitcoin, I thought I would write a bit about why bitcoin sucks. Keynesian economics is really great in case you haven’t noticed. All the success in Europe and the US is of course due to brilliant work by governments to allow for … Read more Why Bitcoin Sucks

My Thoughts on Raising Minimum Wage

A friend of mine, an intelligent one at that, recently posted on Facebook that he would raise minimum wage. He said he would do this because there are many poor people and their income rises very slowly. I didn’t even address the problem that the term poor is a nearly useless designation. Instead I went … Read more My Thoughts on Raising Minimum Wage

A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling

The case for homeschooling is simple: It produces superior results compared to public or even private schooling in virtually every statistically normalized study ever done. Here’s one comprehensive study. It achieves those results for a tiny sliver of the cost. Technology has advanced to the point that anyone can homeschool. Anyone. It encourages personal responsibility … Read more A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling