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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."

Viva La Revolution Venezuela

What happened? Reuters is reporting that Wednesday Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president. American President Trump formally recognized Guaido shortly after his announcement. Trump praised Guaido’s plan to hold elections. That was followed by similar statements from Canada and a group of Latin American governments including Venezuela’s neighbors Brazil and Colombia. Socialist …

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Approaching Big Tech With Antitrust

Phase II: The Historical Perspective of Sherman Antitrust The Winds of Economic change Coming to the close of the 19th century America’s economic conditions encouraged large concerns in manufacturing and distribution. Those firms which could make their products at one location using large scale and then ship their wares nationwide were advantaged. Those firms began …

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Approaching Big Tech With Antitrust

Phase I: The Historical Perspective, What is Antitrust? Broadly, the economic view is that competitive behavior should be defined as economic efficiency. Economic efficiency implies an economic state in which every resource is optimally allocated to serve each individual or entity in the best way while minimizing waste and inefficiency. Roughly speaking, it is a …

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James Madison vs AOC

The Effect of Self Interest Motivation on Income Redistribution There is a transitional gain that occurs when self-interested individuals secure a flow of benefits to be redistributed their way. The flow of benefits gets capitalized into assets with the transfer. Recipients receive only a normal rate of return on their now more highly valued assets. …

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