Dismal Growth 2001-2015

Economic growth is great because it helps improve the standard of living for everyone in society. So it is a minor tragedy that economic growth for the period 2001 to 2015 was dreadfully miserable. Growth History The graph below tells the story: This graph shows the annual growth rate of real GDP per capita (i.e., … Continue reading Dismal Growth 2001-2015

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Democrats Should Fear Big Government

Libertarians and Republicans are typically more distrustful of government than Democrats. However, recent events may be making Democrats think twice. Since the 2016 election, many Democrats have bemoaned the power that President Trump has wielded or will wield. Welcome to the party, my lefty friends. Distrust of government is a longstanding and healthy characteristic of … Continue reading Democrats Should Fear Big Government