Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Answer Earned

The question asked is the answer earned. Questions and answers have imperative value. The question is an attribution yield. If the world is flat because it looks flat, then going too far west, you fall off the edge. The detriment … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Objective Inequality

Compulsively obsessing over Ted Cruz is a fallacy of the ad hominem variety. Focusing on the cult of personality, we crowd out evaluating policies and programs in a meaningful way. Causal attributions are trivialized. According to pop media, for example, … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gaming Intendency

Gaming is a distraction. When Ted Cruz and the Tea Party caucus dominates the legislative process, “elevating the discussion on Obamacare,” we’re not talking about how Republican policies and programs are generally detrimental. Instead of elevating the discussion, GOP gaming … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Having a Fit to Survive

The Republican Party is dying because its policies and programs do not fit the vast majority of Americans. Its agenda in fact proves to be highly detrimental. The probability it will change is none because that would mean the rulers … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Spreading the Risk

Spreading the risk is a highly valued, pluralistic attribute. It is a method that yields lower costs while supporting the price. The ACA relies on a mandate to pluralize the risk, but because it requires market participation, the pluralistic benefit–the … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Profit and Persuasion

Objectivism is both persuasive and profitable. Paul Ryan, for example, well known as an avowed Objectivist, operates with the power of the purse, appointed by the House to negotiate the federal budget, admittedly persuaded by Objectivist philosophy. A good political-economic … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creating the Destruction

Since government is the problem, Republicans tell us, just shut it down. The problem goes away. What appears is our natural identity: unequal distribution of income, more supply than can be demanded, unemployment, and inflation. More supply is created than … Continue reading

Posted in Political-Economy and Philosophy | Tagged , | Leave a comment