Author Archives: teebalicious

On Ayn Rand, from FB:

Ayn is so anti-collectivism that she willfully ignores the need for systems at all. Yet, ironically enough, in Anthem, what’s the first thing Equality 7-2521 does when he discovers electricity? Goes and tries to share it with the World Council … Continue reading

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It’s the Ego-nomy, Stupid!

The more I read about Economics, the more I realize how little these theories have to do with reality. The number of real forces they ignore to make the math work is ridiculous. Greenspan only realized this after the crash, … Continue reading

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On Smoking Bans

There are many arguments against smoking bans, many steeped in the libertarian idea of “personal freedom”. However, given smoking’s unique gestalt, examination of these arguments fall to their own fallacious reasoning. Let’s examine a few, and try to get to … Continue reading

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On Poverty

“There are so many opportunities to make a living and throw some money in the bank. It basically comes down to if a person has any sense of the value of money and the moral fiber to make their own … Continue reading

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On HCR.

From teh FB: I’ve been reading political Econ books all winter, and I’ve never been so appalled. Joshua Holland’s “15 Biggest Lies About the Economy” goes into these memes a bit, to debunk “supply side economics”, “tax cuts pay for … Continue reading

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Firsties!

So this is my new omnibus blog. I’ve tried splitting things up into categories, but truth be told, considering that a mainstay of my overall philosophy is that everything is interconnected, that makes about as much sense as the final … Continue reading

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