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Social Norms and Out of Wedlock Births

We have reached a point where almost half of all children are now born to unmarried mothers, a pretty good indicator of how much social norms have changed over the last few decades. I can’t help but think that this … Continue reading

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Financial Regulation and Economic Growth

The election has once again focused attention on financial regulation, with the suggestion that excessive regulation is choking off economic growth. Financial regulation can certainly keep money from going to productive activities, but generally financial regulation has the opposite goal … Continue reading

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The Bush Tax Cuts and Faith in Humanity

As I listened to the President talk about the Bush Tax Cuts, I started to get that same queasy feeling in my stomach that I used to get when I listened to Al Gore – I started to wonder if … Continue reading

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Thank You Everybody

The Americans Elect process has officially come to an end. Thank you everybody for your support.

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Where was Beck Eight Years Ago

TV Host Glenn Beck has a picture wall of people he believes part of a subtle conspiracy to turn our country socialist. But the wall has a glaring gap – Glenn, where is George Bush’s picture? And where were you … Continue reading

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