Category Archives: Politics

Gun Control and Mass Killers

“People respond to incentives, although not necessarily in ways that are predictable or manifest. Therefore, one of the most powerful laws in the universe is the law of unintended consequences.” -From the book SuperFreakonomics Continue reading

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On Income Inequality

How many liberals see the need for out-reach programs to help low-income Americans learn how to save and invest for their future — to do as the wealthy do? Continue reading

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Why Barack Obama won twice (and why Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in 2016)

What would happen if in his Inaugural Address President Obama had quoted another famous Democratic president: “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” Continue reading

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Would Eliminating Corporate Income Tax Be Too Risky?

If President Obama wants to help taxpayers, he ought to resist his Party’s pressure and look at whether corporate taxes do what they are allegedly supposed to do, such as harness corporate greed, now in unfettered abundance, and lighten taxpayers’ burden. Obama should then gradually phase out this tax, to the benefit of everyone. Continue reading

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