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Book Review: The Poverty Of Nations

The Poverty Of Nations:  A Sustainable Solution, by Wayne Grudem & Barry Asmus This book was a lot different than I expected it to be.  Although the fate of nations and their well-being is certainly something that frequently comes to … Continue reading

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You Let Laws Be Your Guide

From time to time I enjoy thinking about somewhat arcane areas like the relationship between politics and economics.  One of the aspects of economics that I find intriguing is that it simultaneously seeks legitimacy as a very scientific social science … Continue reading

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More Tales From The Crypt

I had thought that when I previously wrote about bitcoin [1] and about debates over its longevity and legitimacy that it would be the end of it, but as it happens I have more that I want to say about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Only World

Our Only World:  Ten Essays, by Wendell Berry Ultimately, I did not like this book, although its ten essays are less than 200 pages in total so this book is mercifully short.  The reason I disliked the book so much … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 2017 Power Of Capitalism

The 2017 Power Of Capitalism, by Mark Bailey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have read a great many books that are contenders for the worst book … Continue reading

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Tales From The Crypt

When I was growing up, a popular series of comics ended up in a groundbreaking horror show called Tales From The Crypt that had a complicated rights structure that has, mercifully, prevented it so far from being rebooted.  The show … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Is Economics?

What Is Economics?:  An Guide To The World Of Supply And Demand, by Dan Smith As far as introductory guides to economics go, this is not a terrible book [1].  In seeking to be all things to all people and … Continue reading

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The Glory Of An Analyst Is To Analyze

Often I ponder the relationship between different fields of study.  For example, in economics there is a great divide between macroeconomics in its look at large scale aggregates and microeconomics that looks at individual firms and the decisions of people. … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Rough Waters

Rough Waters:  Sovereignty And The American Merchant Flag, by Rodney Carlisle From time to time I like to muse upon the fact that as a high school student I was seriously tempted to study at the United States Merchant Marine … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alexander Hamilton’s Guide To Life

Alexander Hamilton’s Guide To Life, by Jeff Wilser [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have not previously read any of the author’s other books, … Continue reading

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