Monthly Archives: December 2012

SOME CONSIDERATIONS FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO OUTLAW WEAPONS…

Once again we hear people advocating the outlawing of “assault weapons”, defined here as semi-auto (one trigger pull, one shot) rifles, mainly because of their high magazine capacity.  It being believed that if these weapons are not available, there will … Continue reading

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Will Outlawing “Assault Rifles” make our children safe?

After the killing at Sandy Hook, there is again a cry to “outlaw assault rifles” as if it is being ignored that the shooter also had two handguns as well as the Bushmaster military style .223 that he used.  As … Continue reading

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Controlling government…

Currently the only control we have over government is voting in elections.  Unfortunately this does not do very much to control the activities of government, especially at the federal level.  What is needed is a means by which the decisions … Continue reading

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Rent Seeking…

What is “rent seeking”?  Rent seeking is using the power of government to establish some sort of economic situation where the government acts to restrict competition from others.  Rent seeking allows you to earn a higher income than what you … Continue reading

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