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All Economies Are Service Economies

– November 30, 2017

To produce a good is to render a service.

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Smart Contracts Can Reduce Incentives to Commit Fraud

– November 21, 2017

This is the third and final article in a series about blockchain-enabled “smart contracts” and their ability to address retail fraud.

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We Don’t Need the Department of Commerce

– November 16, 2017

Let business fend for itself, competitively serving consumers rather than lobbying for government privileges.

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Smart Contracts Provide an Alternative to Legal Enforcement

– November 14, 2017

This is the second in a series of three articles about blockchain-enabled “smart contracts” and their ability to address retail fraud.

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Free Markets Reduce Consumption Inequality

– November 9, 2017

We’ve heard that “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” But in the internet age, free stuff abounds. 

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Are Smart Contracts the Future of Fraud Prevention?

– November 7, 2017

This is the first in a series of three articles about blockchain-enabled “smart contracts” and their ability to address retail fraud.

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The United States Again Fails to Make the Top 10 Freest Countries

– October 31, 2017

The United States 11th among the 159 countries and territories surveyed.

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Repeal NAFTA and Replace It With Free Trade

– October 27, 2017

The “FT” in NAFTA may stand for “free trade,” but that doesn’t mean it is.

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To Really Cut Taxes, We Must Cut Government Spending

– October 24, 2017

Cutting taxes, which President Trump promises, without cutting spending would increase the budget deficit and therefore the national debt and interest payments. 

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Harwood vs. Keynes

– October 20, 2017

Inflation “robs millions of citizens who in their desire to be self-reliant have set aside funds for the education of their children or their own retirement, and it hits many of the poor and elderly especially hard.”

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Whose Money Is It?

– October 11, 2017

Tax debates might have better outcomes if we began by acknowledging that the politicians take the money from the people who earn it. It’s not the politicians’ money. It’s ours.

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Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment Likely Largest Since 2011

– October 10, 2017

With inflation ticking upward in 2017, retirees are likely to see the largest cost-of-living adjustment in their Social Security benefits since 2011.

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