Tag Archives: Resources

The High Cost of Centrally Planning the Global Climate

 This “Follow Us or Die!” routine is a propagandist’s dream of course, but in real life…the burden of proof is on those who wish to use government, since their plan involves using the violence of the state to carry out … Continue reading

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John Deere’s Weird Idea of ‘Ownership’

Property rights are the cornerstone of a free society. They were already under attack long before John Deere started computerizing farm tractors. Usually the attackers are from some level of government, but large corporations are joining the fun…Yet the corporate … Continue reading

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CLICHÉS OF PROGRESSIVISM #47 – “The Solution to Overpopulation Is Population Control”

One wonders why anyone listens to doomsayers who have been consistently wrong in their predictions — not a little off, but way off. I sure learned my lesson well. I bought Paul Ehrlich’s bullshit hook, line and sinker. I was thoroughly … Continue reading

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Oil Isn’t the Only Thing Crashing

Crashing commodities present a potential warning to complacent equity markets. Take it for what it is worth. It is what you get when you embrace communism–community, commune, communism they all spring from the same root. — jtl, 419 It’s easy … Continue reading

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Understanding Resources

…oil was not a resource before we discovered how to make petroleum out of it and how to use petroleum for energy. Rather, it was a nuisance and finding oil on one’s property actually lowered the value of that property. It was … Continue reading

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Government Versus the Environment

Government Causes More Harm to the Environment Than Businesses or Individual Citizens Yep, government is the single largest polluter on earth. — jtl, 419 by RUSSELL MADDEN via The Freeman When the subject is the environment, the public perception is that … Continue reading

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The Not So Wild, Wild West

This will be a chapter in a book I am currently editing: “Environmental & Natural Resource Economics: The Austrian View.” I wish I could have lived in those days. — jtl, 419  by Terry Anderson and P.J. Hill The growth of government during this … Continue reading

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