Posted tagged ‘Welfare’

We Are Reaching The Tipping Point.

February 20, 2013
Teeter Totter

Teeter Totter (Photo credit: lambdachialpha)

Consumption is starting to over take production as these charts show. Government spending is an exchange of confiscated, borrowed, or counterfeited dollars for a good or service that has been produced. These dollars represent certificates of purchase that can be exchanged for anything produced in the market. Legal tender laws decree that these dollars have to be accepted for all debts, public or private. The Fed has a legal monopoly on money production, and the fact that the Fed has counterfeited 3 trillion plus dollars since 2008 means that they have stolen 3 trillion dollars worth of goods and services from the private sector over the last four years. (more…)

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Canadian PM Poilievre Talks Economic Sense About The U.S. And The E.U.

December 28, 2012

This is the kind of common sense that Americans used to be noted for. It sounds like Mr. Poilievre is battling the same socialist thinking that liberty minded people in the U.S., have been trying to hold the line against for decades. I wish more of our politicians had the kind of brass that this man has.

0-3:40 is about the U.S. problem.   4:39-6:00 is about Europe’s problems.   6:00-7:20 is a must.

Here are a few quotes from the speech.  (more…)

Diffused Costs And Concentrated Benefits, Are Why Politicians Will Never Cut Spending.

December 11, 2012

This is a short video from learnliberty.org about the uphill battle we have in trying to roll back the size of Government, and hold on to our individual liberty. Any growth of Government means a reciprocal loss in individual freedom, why, because the decision of the individual is usurped by Government bureaucrats who are back stopped by the coercive power of the state.

The growth of Government and the corresponding loss of individual liberty has happened incrementally over the (more…)