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DISQUS Doodlings – Anti-Capitalist hoisted on own petard (has no answer for this Free Market blogger!)

I just love Treehugger – just like I love CongressTwits AOC, Tlaib, Omar and Pressley.  Just keep talking and talking, and talking some more.  Pretty soon, they all end up either going off the deep end or proving my points for me.  Either way, it is always a win-win-win for Free Market / Individual Liberty …

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Big Tech vs. Banking & Big Government: Round 1

Facebook announced last month it would launch a global cryptocurrency in 2020. The announcement said Facebook and 28 partners would form a consortium. The partners include: MasterCard Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., and Uber Technologies Inc.; among others. The new partnership will form under the name Libra Association. The purpose of Libra is to govern the …

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Quotes

Notable Quote – George Will

It is, however, an iron law: The more government does to influence the flow of money, the more money will be spent to influence elections. -George Will ( The Conservative Sensibility) (H/T: Cafe Hayek) As Government controls more resources and takes/spends more money, the stakes keep increasing.  The lure to control that money flow is irresistible …

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Barry Promised to Stop the Seas from Rising – Biden Says He’ll Cure Cancer

Barry Obama famously noted that he’d stop the seas from rising. An easy promise to keep. At 2-3mm a year, no one had noticed much change over 100 years, so 4-8 more years and another few were no big deal. Not to be outdone his VP, now a candidate for the Dem nomination, says, “Hey. …

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Data Point – Tax Freedom Day

That’s according to the Tax Foundation’s annual “Tax Freedom Day” report for 2019. In total, the report estimates, Americans will work for 105 days of the year to pay their collective $5.42 trillion tax bill—a figure equal to about 29% of Americans’ incomes. On a per-worker basis, that $5.42 trillion works out to an average tax bill of $34,578, …

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Blogline of the Day – I know this is right!

Liberty is not possible for an unarmed society. Since lawmakers believe they must be seen to be doing something and bureaucrats must justify their existance, they always do more than they should and, thus, cross over at some point from Governance to Ruling (and yes, there’s a yuge difference between the two). Comments? (H/T: Instapundit)