Category Archives: economics

has the free market failed?

I am really tired to turning on the news or reading an article talking about the evils of the “free market” and how we need to put more regulation in place to prevent business from taking advantage of consumers. When … Continue reading

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really?

Did I miss a full moon or something? What is up with the world this week? An ecclectic collection of world leaders headed to NY today to drone on and on about how much they hate the US at the … Continue reading

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flu shots, $24.99!

Retailers to offer seasonal flu shot Nothing like companies capitalizing on the confusion and fear H1N1 will offer us this fall. Oh, not to mention the fact that this thing will probably mutate into some crazy strain based on the … Continue reading

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health insurers

Health insuranres asked to detail executive pay I can just see it now, Ronald Williams, CEO of Aetna makes $8.4m per year while poor Grandma is $1m in debt due to an emergency medical procedure while she was uninsured. Once … Continue reading

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social experiment by mistake

Moving into my new apartment earlier this month presented the opportunity to perform a social experiment. I have an old 27” CRT TV from my college days which due to some strange reasons has continued to follow me. When I … Continue reading

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i.o.u.s.a part duex

I finally watched the full version of I.O.U.S.A. Apparently while watching the film, $85 million was added to the national debt. (I guess they didn’t think that we would spend another ~2 trillion in the few months since it came … Continue reading

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detroit city

I spent the past few days in and around the wondrous city known as Detroit. Or as the French call it, D├ętroit [det wa!] This was one of the many fact’s I learned about five minutes after I arrived at … Continue reading

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