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  • Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders
    Ten reasons not to vote for Bernie Sanders
    Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president as a Democrat, despite being officially listed as an Independent. Sanders is a socialist (sorry, Democratic Socialist, because there’s such a huge difference) who is by far the furthest left...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the April 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on May 8, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2015 is 5.4 percent, down from 5.5 percent for March and February, and 6.3 percent for April 2014.Total non-farm employment...
  • NDP Scimonoce: It's THAT Backwards
    NDP Scimonoce: It's THAT Backwards
    The NDP thinks they almost have power in Alberta. If the polls are accurate -- as unlikely as I happen to personally think that to be -- they're stunningly close.And with the way they've been running their campaign, you may be wondering to...
  • The Canary in the Coalmine
    Lloydminster: the Canary in the Coalmine
    In 1999, something peculiar happened in Lloydminster.A city that straddles the border between the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, the east side of Lloydminster has frequently been looked at as the "canary in the coal mine" for NDP...
  • NDP Economics: One Step Forward, 10 Steps Back
    NDP Economics: One Step Forward, 10 Steps Back
    Earlier this election, I did something that I imagined I might do from time to time if it were warranted: I endorsed an NDP policy.In this particular occasion, it was the NDP jobs plan: a pledge by the NDP that, if elected to government, they'...
  • Bankruptcy USA
    Bankruptcy USA
    The mainstream financial press is reporting that the US economy is on the verge of an economic recovery. They claim that the recovery is slow and frustrating, however it is taking place. The problem with this assumption is that it is based on hope...
  • MLB players take the Live Below the Line challenge
    MLB players take the Live Below the Line challenge
    Poverty is perhaps the greatest social issue facing humanity as it affects people not only in America but throughout the world. While many professional athletes who make millions of dollars are significantly more financially stable than those in...
  • Ed Kless Leads Economics Game
    Libertarian Ed Kless: De-dismalizing the 'Dismal Science'
    Longtime North Texas libertarian activist Ed Kless will be featured in the latest Liberty Speakers Series hosted by the Tarrant County Libertarian Party.Kless will be talking about trade in a presentation called "Economics In One Game."...
  • This is the Most Pivotal Alberta Election in History
    This is the Most Pivotal Alberta Election in History
    Make no mistake about this: the 2015 general election is the most pivotal election in Alberta history.For the first time in decades, Albertans literally have a choice to make about what the character of the provincial government will be moving...
  • Greek flag over Parthenon
    Greece wants Germany to pay its debts
    For the past five years, the European Union and the European Central Bank have worked alongside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ensure that the small nation didn't tank its economy. The results have been … less than promising....
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the March 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Apr. 3, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 is 5.5 percent, unchanged from February, and down from 5.7 percent for January and 6.7 percent for March 2014.Total non...
  • Janet Yellen
    An overview of the March 2015 Federal Open Market Committee statement
    On Mar. 18, the Federal Open Market Committee issued a statement saying that they would keep the target range for short-term interest rates, reaffirming its view that “the current 0 to 1/4 percent target range for the federal funds rate...
  • More Selected Salvos from the Loose Cannon Libertarian
    More Selected Salvos from the Loose Cannon Libertarian
    “Selected Salvos 2” is the second Fun&Freedom Book by Garry Reed, the self-proclaimed Loose Cannon Libertarian. One reviewer said his writing bordered on H.L. Mencken and Groucho Marx. My opinion is that it's more more akin to...
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    An overview of the February 2015 jobs report
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Mar. 6, 2015 that the official seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2015 is 5.5 percent, down from 5.7 percent for January, 5.6 percent for December, and 6.7 percent for February 2014.Total...
  • Marijuana
    Marijuana's 2014 sales numbers reach $700 million in Colorado
    Colorado is seeing unprecedented economic boom times right now, and a lot of it is fueled by the fastest growing industry in the nation: Marijuana. 2014 saw unprecedented growth in pot sales, both recreational and medical, to the tune of some $700...
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