Category Archive: Immigration

May
16

The Certainty of Bad Policy Makers

Do you know what your tax rates are going to be next year?  Will the Bush tax cuts expire as planned?  How will that affect you?  Will the payroll tax “holiday” be extended?  Will the debt ceiling be raised?  Will it be another temporary last minute deal that involves no real spending cuts but makes …

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Dec
12

Effective Middle Class Warfare

Here’s hoping that President Obama isn’t in Kansas anymore.  Last week when he was in Kansas, he decried income inequality and the decline of the middle class.  Fortunately inequality has decreased under his presidency.  If only making rich people worse off helped everyone else, the economy would be booming – which, of course, it isn’t. …

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Jun
17

Housing Prices: The Good, the Bad, and a Solution

The Good Normally consumers like it when the prices of things they like to buy go down in price.  Shelter is a necessity, so falling home prices make homes more affordable for people.  This is great news to first time home buyers, or those who are looking to upsize their current house.  Home ownership rates …

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May
03

Capitalism and Immigration: An Untold Love Story

Capitalism requires that individuals are free to contract their labor with an employer. If a worker has a skill set that an employer wishes to employ, both employee and employer must voluntarily agree to a wage. This exchange is only made possible with the rule of law. If laws/ property rights are not clearly defined …

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