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Bits and Bobs – March 1, 2013

DEBT LIMIT – A GUIDE TO AMERICAN FEDERAL DEBT MADE EASY. – YouTube. — No such thing as Gun Control, only People Control God given right to protect myself and family… not given by piece of paper, only insured by … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs – February 25, 2013

Couple of really cool things from Paul Wheaton: He is making a 4 DVD set on rocket stoves and rocket mass heaters. This is great technology. Cheap, efficient, practical. I think it could help if not fix China’s pollution problem … Continue reading

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IRS is 150 Years Old

One of the most evil branches of the government is the IRS.  They are about to turn 150, so I thought I would jot down a few notes about the agency. Started by Abraham Lincoln (and the Congress) to pay for Civil … Continue reading

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FairTax

I listened to a pitch for the “Fair Tax” tonight. It is a consumption tax (sales tax) that would replace ALL other federal taxes. I’m convinced taxes on consumption are a much better idea than other forms of taxes in … Continue reading

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Social Security is an Evil, Ponzi-based, Welfare Program for the Middle Class

(Excerpts from Robert Tracinski’s recent article “Ponzi Scheme” Doesn’t Quite Cover the Evils of Social Security are in quotes below) A Ponzi scheme is unsustainable because the returns it promises are backed, not by any underlying productive investment, but solely by the … Continue reading

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3 Terrible Things from 1913

There were 3 huge ‘events’ that occurred in the USA in 1913 that have a great impact on our lives today.  Any one of them alone was a big deal, a very big deal, but the fact that all three of … Continue reading

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Bar Stool Economics

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men … Continue reading

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