For my 16th birthday, my mother gave me a book that would change the way I looked at reading and learning, forever. She’d heard that it was a good read for mid-tier college hopefuls and folks that generally liked reading. In other words, me. The only problem is I wouldn’t read it till my mid-twenties. Long … Read moreThe book that took me 10 years to read
Supplies create they’re own DEMAND, or in the modern verbiage “if you build it they will come.” Say said NO such thing. But this crass and oft cited sentence has been used a virtual straw-man of sorts to draw unsuspecting noobs of economics to the side proposing “perceptual prosperity” through demand management and inflation. In … Read moreBook Review: Rehabilitating Say’s Law by William H. Hutt
This was my first introduction to Rothbard’s writings and truthfully the re-beginning of my interest in monetary policy. The book starts out from how money would operate on an open market (the ideal) and works it’s way through the various reasons asserted to meddle with money. He finishes up with a historical account of the … Read moreBook Review: What has the Government Done to Our Money?
There are an excess of benefits to being a libertarian in 2013. First, there’s the whole minor party status thing. Then you consider the huge number of ladies that fill our ranks which makes Ladies Nights at any local bar look tame. But, if I was to pick just one thing that makes being a libertarian great, … Read moreLibertarianism 101: How to be a Proper Corporate Shill
This book was billed as a thoughtful piece that both sides of the political should look at. So, I was expecting some very thoughtful stories about personal reflections on politics from someone that lives in my state (Carol Bly). As an independent minded activist, I like to read the back and forth between so called … Read moreBook Review: Three Readings for Republicans and Democrats by Carol Bly and Cythnia Loveland
After 17 years in the primary and collegial school systems it’s not hard to come out with a few unexamined opinions regarding political parties and their politics. I love gays, immigrants, students, helping the poor, democracy, workers, and the environment. A.k.a. what the average guy or gal on the street thinks of as a “Democrat”. … Read moreThe 7 reasons I thought I was a Democrat (and the reasons I’m not anymore)