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    Georgia's Senate race could end in a runoff
    The race for the vacant United States Senate seat in Georgia is currently considered a toss-up by most polls and experts. The seat is being vacated by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss, who has held office since 2003. Chambliss has been a reliable...
  • SFL at UNT
    Libertarians occupy University of North Texas for a day
    The annual Students for Liberty (SFL) Dallas Regional Conference that brought in over 140 pro-liberty students last year returns to the University of North Texas in Denton on Saturday, October 18, 2014. This is a daylong event and it's free to...
  • Adam Smith-Bruce Yandle
    Economist Adam Smith looks at the 'Bootleggers & Baptists' phenomenon
    Just over three decades ago, economist Bruce Yandle, then working for the Federal Trade Commission, published an article in the journal Regulation headlined “Bootleggers & Baptists: The Education of a Regulatory Economist,” which...
  • Dow Jones rallying over 200 points October 8, 2014
    IL Economics Association 44th Annual Meeting
    The Illinois Economics Association Presents:Illinois Economics Association 44th Annual MeetingThe annual conference brings together academics, economists and researchers from around the state of Illinois as they present their recent research to...
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    Airbnb legalized in San Francisco. Sort of
    The short term home rental service Airbnb received approval in San Francisco today, although it will carry some restrictions. The service allows people to stay in other peoples’ homes for short amounts of time, often as little as one night....
  • Economics of revolution: David DeGraw 30-minute interview on .01% looting, lying
    Economics of revolution: David DeGraw 30-minute interview on .01% looting, lying
    30-minute interview herewithDavid DeGrawandDennis Trainor, Jr.ofAcronym TV.Technological evolution has been parasitized by a .01% who cause average American families to devolve from an economy in the 1950’s and ‘60s where one adult...
  • The Department of Labor
    New jobs report might be biggest Obama Lie yet
    Many outlets of the established media are celebrating today the announcement that unemployment has plunged to just 5.9 percent. But should anyone really believe this? Left-leaning MSNBC, via their web site, features the headline &ldquo...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the September 2014 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Oct. 3, 2014 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September 2014 is 5.9 percent, down from 6.1 percent for August, 6.2 percent for July, and 7.2 percent for September 2013.Total non...
  • Four year athletic scholarships are critical improvement
    Four year athletic scholarships are critical improvement
    Since the college football season has gotten off to an exciting and unpredictable start, much of the focus on college athletics as been on the 2014 season and the first ever College Football Playoff. Following the August 2014 ruling by a federal...
  • Ig Nobel 2014 trophy
    The 2014 Ig Nobel prizes are awarded
    On Sept. 18, the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes were awarded to their recipients at a ceremony at Harvard University. The prizes are a parody of the Nobel prizes, and are given for unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research. The awards are...
  • Federal Reserve continues tapering, stocks rise, commodities fall
    Federal Reserve continues tapering, stocks rise, commodities fall
    On Sept. 17, the Federal Open Market Committee issued a statement saying that they would continue to reduce the $25 billion monthly debasement of the US dollar, which is carried out by purchasing additional agency mortgage-backed securities at a...
  • Theft Evasion
    Why economic patriotism is nonsense
    As the 2014 midterm elections approach, Democratic candidates led on by President Barack Obama and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are adopting rhetoric against corporate inversions, which they define as “the ability of American companies...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the August 2014 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Sept. 5, 2014 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2014 is 6.1 percent, down from 6.2 percent for July, unchanged from June, and down from 7.3 percent for August 2013.Total...
  • Framework for sustainable economies
    Framework for sustainable economies in the 21st Century
    As a continuing theme toward building a 21st Century “caliphate” where the word describes a free world without walls, this article discusses another part of the topic that is the basic recipe itself. Sustainable economies are like a...
  • The Economy
    Two big economic principles you didn't know you believe in
    Many Americans are woefully uninformed about their own beliefs when it comes to politics and economics. Yes, you read that right. Many Americans don't know what they support and what they oppose. This idea was dramatically illustrated during...