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As technological developments increased farm yields over the last two centuries, the share of the US population employed in agriculture fell from around 90 percent to around 2 percent.

The lay American public supposes that when workers lose their jobs, we become worse off — they suffer from what economist Bryan Caplan calls the ‘make-work’ bias. But would anyone prefer to live in a society in which many went hungry and no one enjoyed the wealth, financial security, job growth, and innovation created as all those workers lost their farm jobs?

Follow Caplan, author of The Myth of the Rational Voter, as he explains the gap between the public’s opinion and the economist’s facts. In this video, Caplan talks about the merits and demerits of ‘making work’ – instead of letting individuals find work.

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Frederic Bastiat contends that to aim to increase the proportion of effort to output is to imitate Sisyphus in his hopeless attempt to move a stone up a hill:

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Daniel J. Mitchell explains the fallacy that government creates jobs:

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via Make Progress, Not Work | Econ Chronicles | Learn Liberty – YouTube.

The environmental agenda has been infected by extremism—it’s become an economic suicide pact. And we’re here to challenge it. On Earth Day, visit http://www.freemarketamerica.org.

We all know why the Watermelons (Green outside, red inside) want America to fail. A failed state is ripe for totalitarian takeover. Just ask the Germans, the Russians, the Chinese, the Cubans, the Venezuelans, the Vietnamese, the Rhodesians (if you can find any), soon the Argentinians. and on and on and on.

 

And to remind you of how long the Watermelon totalitarians and their media accomplices have been working on this:
From Newsweak (sic) April, 28, 1975


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We see the results of our oikophobic chief executive’s “shared dream” as Hollande has France circling the drain. Of course it may be the point, after all you need almost (if not total) dictatorial power in order to force people to submit in order to survive. N’est ce pas?

From RT, the Russian 24/7 English Language News Channel (They know a thing or two about collectivism)

As if the French President didn’t have enough on his mind this week over his alleged affair with an actress. There are domestic problems of a more official nature he’s got to answer for, if he’s to keep his new year’s resolution to revive the country’s debt-heavy, sluggish economy.

via Too Little Too Late? Hollande U-turns as France pays heavy price for sky-high taxes – YouTube.

The Department of Education operates a wide range of subsidy programs for elementary and secondary schools. The aid and related federal regulations have not generally lifted academic achievement. The department also subsidizes higher education through student loan programs. Unfortunately, that aid has fueled inflation in college tuition and is subject to widespread abuse.The department spent about $48 billion in 2013, or $400 for every U.S. household. It employs 4,300 workers and operates 153 different subsidy programs.

via ▶ Downsize the Department of Education – YouTube.

 

 

The key phase is “…don’t allow for artificial manipulation of the supply”. That and “Audit the Fed” are the two phrases that are most likely to cause stuttering, stammering, apoplexy and strokes among the politicrat rodents that have stolen our country (and soon our freedom) to sacrifice at the alter of their god Marx.

Peter G. Klein answers a viewer\’s question, and discusses a critical battle between technology and ideology. Klein is the Mises Institute\’s Executive Director and Carl Menger Research Fellow. For more information, visit the Mises Institute online at mises.org. Submit a question via twitter @MisesView

via ▶ The Mises View: “Bitcoin and Central Banking” | Peter G. Klein – YouTube.

What? That’s not Obama? Oh well, it will turn out exactly the same way, there are six million Jews in Israel and that’s how many Chamberlain condemned by his political posturing as well. Save us from politicrats trying to get their name in history texts, it never ends well.

I suggest we start raising money for the Obama wing of the Holocaust Museum.

Obama Peace in our Time – YouTube.

I had thought they were extinct!!! I guess just on the endangered species list.

Rep. Louie Gohmert calls ‘em like he sees ‘em and has a clear view of those traitorous go along to get along scum that have infected the Republican party since before George Wallace said (and echoed by Ross Perot, as well as Ralph Nader), “There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the Republicans and Democrats.” Nearly all professional politicians are so enamoured by their status of faux nobility the assume “the divine right of kings” and think more as rulers than servants, thus the poll that shows 60% of their “subjects want to throw ever last one of them out! There wasn’t that much popular support for neither the French nor the Russian revolutions.

I love the reference to RomneyCare but wished he the other “it’s my turn” media darling, aisle-crossing, self centered demopublican that preceded Romney in the “I can be a Dhimmicreten, too!” presidential election sweepstakes.

Gohmert Talks to Fox News About Shutdown Updates – YouTube.