Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

Part III: Will Market Competition Solve These Issues?

Who Done it? Luigi Zingales is an Italian born MIT doctorate, now Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of two widely reviewed books: “Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists” and “Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity”. Economic and financial journals have published his work extensively. He has …

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Part II: Big Tech Differences

Who Done it? Luigi Zingales is an Italian born MIT doctorate, now a Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of two widely reviewed books: “Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists” and “Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity”. His work has been published extensively in economics and financial …

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Part I: A Case For Caution with Big Tech

Who Done it? Luigi Zingales is an Italian born MIT doctorate, now a Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of two widely reviewed books: “Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists” and “Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity”. This academic has published extensively in economics and financial journals. …

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Yo Vote

The Integrity of Voter Rolls Is Important… Right?

What happened? NH Secretary of State Bill Gardner has to be watching with interest as Judicial Watch announced signing a settlement agreement in its law suit with the State of California and County of Los Angeles (Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. v. Dean C. Logan, et al. (No. 2:17-cv-08948)). Under the agreement both government entities …

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Understanding Islamic Basics

There’s a lot of money getting spent in America proselytizing for Islam. It is a highly active promotional effort. The effort includes charges of Islamophobia against anyone not accepting of the campaign at face value. There is a growing understanding that Islam is not a religion. By its own description it is a civilizational view. …

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Rashida Tlaib Koran

Muslim Congresswomen Wear Hijab And Are Sworn In On The Koran

Two Muslim women wearing ancestral clothing took their respective oaths of office on the Koran prior to entering the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Omar used her late grandfather’s Koran. Rep. Tlaib used the same Koran Keith Ellison used. The media has made stories of the events. So, is this something to celebrate or something …

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Behavioral Economics

You Don’t Need to Vote on That

Behavioral Economics is the study of psychology as it relates to economic decision making processes. That’s quite a mouthful, right? The two most important questions in the field are: Are economists’ assumptions of utility or profit maximization good approximations of real people’s behavior? And, do individuals maximize subjective expected utility? In an ideal world, all …

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womens march

Is the Women’s March a Racist Showcase?

Organizers of a Women’s March slated to take place in northern California next month have canceled the event. In announcing cancellation they expressed fear the participants would be “overwhelmingly white.” Why would they announce cancellation of an event for fear of having too much white participation? Wouldn’t the expectation normally be cancellation for lack of …

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