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A Tea Party Response to the Occupiers

The occupiers are barking up the wrong tree. The problem isn’t capitalism — it’s government power. They’re right to complain about big bank bailouts, but capitalists can’t do this in a free market. Only the government can steal money from taxpayers and give it to the banks. ACORN’s involvement in organizing the Occupiers is proof […]

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Taxation is Theft

I can’t go to your house and simply demand your money — you don’t have to give it to me. If I use force, you can defend yourself. But for some reason we have accepted the idea that I can go to your house with several armed men and force you to pay up, as […]

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What Rednecks do to Price-Gougers

Introduction to Mobonomics Part 2: Redneckonomics In Part 1 — TANSTAAFL, we discussed what happens after a hurricane in Mobile, Alabama, and the advantages of a free market economy over the Mobonomics of State intervention. In our scenario, Nick bought generators in Birmingham and sold them at high prices in Mobile. Soon there was competition […]

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Introduction to Mobonomics

Part 1: TANSTAAFL — There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. This means that whatever you get, you’re paying for it one way or another. Whenever people are free, they allocate resources by pricing — think of this as “price-rationing.” But when the government intervenes, it does “political-rationing.” Only price-rationing actually works in […]

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