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About muskegonlibertarian

77 year old retired owner of a security guard agency. Member of the Libertarian Party.

Organizations and the Use of Force

What has been ignored by most people is that all professional organizations, labor unions, other advocacy groups is that all of them seek to get their way through the use of force by the government. For example, the AMA was … Continue reading

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The Basic Health Plan In Detail

Currently the US is spending $3.3 trillion dollars a year on health care. Averaged out over the current population of 320 million, this is a bit more than $10,000 per capita. Much of what is driving this is due to … Continue reading

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The Basic Health Care Plan

One reason US health care is the world’s most expensive is the wasteful policy of using highly trained people to do tasks that could have, and were once done, by people with considerably less training. There is little if any … Continue reading

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Towards Better Government, Part 2

It is likely to be better if a country’s government represents all viewpoints, not just those held by the majority of people. This is a problem with the US style of government in that minority viewpoints get little if any … Continue reading

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Towards Better Government, Part 1

Given the problems we have with the governments here in the US, is there any way that we could improve things? Fix the problems caused by too much influence by the wealthy, the professions, the corporations and the “special interests”? … Continue reading

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Government and the Use of Force

Most people probably think of the use of force as something that criminals do. However the greatest users of force are not criminals, but organized groups and businesses. They do not use “force” themselves, but instead they now use the … Continue reading

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Why Single Payer Proposals Fail

Two states have put forth “single payer” proposals as a means to reduce health care costs. Both have been rejected by the voters. Why? Supposedly they would have saved money by eliminating the “overhead” of private health insurance which supposedly … Continue reading

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