Monthly Archives: November 2010

Newswire 11/29/2010

[The Liberty Insight Newswire is an aggregation of what we consider to be important financial and political news and commentary from across the web.] Today’s stories include Russia and China abandoning the US$ for bilateral trade, ATMs in Australia not … Continue reading

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T&A at the TSA

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” -Benjamin Franklin First they confiscated our toenail clippers. Then they made us remove our shoes and throw out bottled water and toothpaste. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Y’all!

We all know the story of the first thanksgiving. The Pilgrims were dying off because they couldn’t grow enough food. Then the Indians came and taught them some tricks of the trade to help their crops. (The Indians might be … Continue reading

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Last Weekend I Went to a Barn Raising.

Actually, it was a baby shower. It was a barn raising and a baby shower. Maybe I should clarify. Some friends of mine are building a small guesthouse/office in their backyard. They’re also building a family, with a three year … Continue reading

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Newswire 11/19/2010

[The Liberty Insight Newswire is an aggregation of what we consider to be important financial and political news and commentary from across the web.] Today’s stories include a Democrat who has been battling government regulations, “terrifying” cotton prices, and a … Continue reading

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What’s a Libertarian?

Most Americans have a fairly firm grasp on what it means to be a Republican or a Democrat; but what the heck is a Libertarian? It’s a term you don’t hear often in the media or in the classroom, and … Continue reading

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What if Paul Krugman was a Personal Trainer?

For the few remaining Americans who aren’t familiar with the TV show “The Biggest Loser,” it’s a reality show in which two teams of portly contestants are whipped back into shape over the course of the series by a pair … Continue reading

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State of the Economy 2010 Revisited

[This post is a reprint of a paper I wrote in October of 2010 for my friends. It’s a bit long for blog format. For a pdf of the original format of this paper click here.] October 26,2010 Introduction This paper … Continue reading

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The Precarious State of the US Economy and How to Protect Yourself from a Collapse of the US Dollar

[This post is a reprint of a paper I wrote in April of 2010 to alert my friends to the major headwinds still facing our economy and to suggest ways to protect themselves from the posibility of a stagnant economy and a depreciating dollar. It’s a … Continue reading

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Liberty Insight is a discussion of economic and social issues from a liberty-minded perspective. We aim to show why a free society- based on voluntary interactions- brings people together and improves the quality of life for all. We also aim to … Continue reading

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