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Revision to: Wind Farm Back-of-the-Envelope Economic Analysis | Watts Up With That?

Guest post by Larry F. Brown, PhD July 25, 2019 Various commenters pointed out to me that I made an error in my calculations. First, the maintenance man told me the turbines were designed to produce 2.3 MW but only … Continue reading

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University of Missouri sued for violating conservative donor’s mandate | The College Fix

The University of Missouri faces a multi-million dollar lawsuit for allegedly not adhering to the requirements of a conservative donor’s gift. In 2002, financier Sherlock Hibbs gave the school $5 million with the proviso that the money “fund six professorships at the … Continue reading

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Why Socialism Causes Shortages | National Review

By JEFFREY TUCKER   May 16, 2019 11:16 AM   Empty supermarket shelves in Caracas, Venezuela, May 28, 2016 (Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images) If you want to want, it’s the perfect systemYou can believe that socialism is wonderful, as apparently many people … Continue reading

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Economist Breaks It Down for Democrats, Explains Sheer Impossibility of ‘Medicare for All’

BY BENJAMIN ARIE PUBLISHED MAY 2, 2019 AT 5:10PM  Share on Facebook Tweet Email Print “If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.” That quote is attributed to satirist P.J. O’Rourke, but it just might … Continue reading

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Many saw this coming, unfortunately, the law makers did not. 

Serving as ground zero for the $15 minimum wage battle, New York City saw its fast-food workers also serve as the subjects in an experiment that completely ignored the laws of economics. When supporters of minimum wage increases argued that … Continue reading

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Green New Deal FAQ | Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

February 5, 2019 Blog Post What is the Green New Deal? The Green New Deal is a 10-year plan to create a greenhouse gas neutral society that creates unprecedented levels of prosperity and wealth for all while ensuring economic and environmental … Continue reading

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Economic Edge: The Viscous Nature of Oil in Winter…

…Economic “winter” that is! The more expensive the oil, the more everything costs. Every step of production is influenced by oil’s price. As price rises, it acts as a tax on the consumer. Given a constant income level, spending more … Continue reading

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