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John Maynard Keynes


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Lottery fever hit big a few weeks ago. The last jackpot was more than $1.5 billion. Of course, the government will get its multi-millions. That’s what it’s really all about: people voluntarily giving their money away to the government. Yes, a few people will make millions, but the government will get money it would not …

Isaac Newton

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the new front man for the Cosmos TV series which is more about scientific speculation than scientific fact. It seems that the speculative nature of the series is spilling over into the areas of history and religion. In a recent tweet on December 25th, Tyson wrote: “On this day long ago, …

capital

There is no way to escape the faith element in today’s political religion. Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is the Old Testamentfor evolutionists with the New Testament books still being collected, namely, the Gospels According to Dawkins, Dennett, Harris, and Hitchens with a collection of epistles by lesser known evolutionary religionists. But it’s …

Zombies

Watching the Democrat National Convention reminded me of two black and white films from the 1940s that mention Democrats. The first is The Heavenly Body (1944) starring Hedy Lamarr, William Powell, Nancy Potter, and James Craig. It’s about a woman (Lamarr) who’s neglected by her astronomer husband (Powell) who’s pursuing a comet late at night …

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Why do we have to pay so much for milk? Let’s just put more water in it. Why pay so much for paint? Why not dilute it. Why pay so much for concrete? Just add more sand and gravel? That’s the logic of “Why Pay Taxes When the Government Can Just Print Money?” Just because …

keynes

Richard Deacon, author of the definitive history of the Keynes’ Cambridge Apostles undergraduate boys’ club, saw the personal roots of Keynes’ economics clearly. In his book The Cambridge Apostles he writes: Keynes’s hatred of Puritanism is important in the light of his economic theories. He was to become the man who has gone down in …