The Dangers of: Modern Monetary Theory

This is part 5 in my series “The Dangers of:” and in this piece we dive into an economic ideology called Modern Monetary Theory. Modern Monetary Theory is a blend of ideas from multiple economic philosophies.  It draws most of its ideas from Chartism and is sometimes referred to as neo-Chartism and is correlated directly with fiat money. In the last piece of the series … Continue reading The Dangers of: Modern Monetary Theory

The Dangers of: Fiat Money

This is part 5 in “The Dangers of:” the series. In this piece we dive into the most dangerous and most common form of currency. Fiat Money is a type of currency that is not backed by a commodity like silver or gold, as opposed to hard money which uses currency that is backed by a commodity. Most developed countries are using a fiat currency … Continue reading The Dangers of: Fiat Money

The Dangers of: Collectivism

This is part 4 of the series “The Dangers of:” and in this piece we are going to talk about the rise of collectivism and diminishing individual freedom. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Collectivism is “any of several types of social organization in which the individual is seen as being subordinate to a social collectivity such as a state, a nation, a race, or a social … Continue reading The Dangers of: Collectivism

COVID-19 Death Rate Closer to Flu than WHO Original Estimates

Recently states have been implementing aggressive antibody testing to get an estimate on the actual number of COVID-19 cases and the numbers are staggering.    A lot more people have, or have had, the novel coronavirus than originally thought.  This means that the virus is a lot more contagious than experts were thinking, but also significantly less deadly. The WHO, World Health Organization, has been … Continue reading COVID-19 Death Rate Closer to Flu than WHO Original Estimates

Never Let a Crisis go to Waste: Gun Control

Here I am again quoting President Obama’s Chief of Staff, Rahm Emmanuel. It seems the left can’t put partisan politics aside even in one of the most trying times in American history.  They have used this pandemic to push for universal basic income, rent control, governmental control of private businesses and now gun control. Elizabeth Warren, one of the most disgusting, spineless, flip flopping politicians … Continue reading Never Let a Crisis go to Waste: Gun Control

Public’s Misunderstanding of Their “Right to Life”

It is mind boggling to me that people do not understand one of the most basic concepts, “right to life.” In the shadow of COVID-19 people have been using this expression to gaslight others into feeling bad for wanting to get back to work, wanting to walk in the park with their kids and just wanting to get back to living. This is just another … Continue reading Public’s Misunderstanding of Their “Right to Life”

Time to Open Back Up?

On Friday the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, started preparing an executive order to get businesses back to work. “Next week, I will be providing an executive order talking about what will be done in Texas about reopening Texas businesses,” Abbott said Friday. Adding that economic activity will resume “in a way that will be safe for that economic revitalization.” Gov. Abbott is the first governor … Continue reading Time to Open Back Up?

IHME COVID-19 Model Revises US Fatalities Down (Again)

One of the leading models used to predict the catastrophe that the novel coronavirus is going to cause, including the number of people infected and number of deaths, has changed the number of predicted deaths due to COVID-19. The highly cited University of Washington Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) COVID-19 model was used by the White House to create a warning that, “best … Continue reading IHME COVID-19 Model Revises US Fatalities Down (Again)

Red Flags or Red Coats

Before COVID-19 was spreading throughout the world, trendy point of discussion was gun control. One gun control measure that was making its way through the ranks on both sides of the aisle is red flag laws. Since 2018 12 states have implemented red flag laws, bringing the total number of states with red flag laws to 17. What are red flag laws? According to the … Continue reading Red Flags or Red Coats