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There are known knowns; there are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns; that is to say there are things that, we now know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns – there are things we do not know we don't know. Additionally there is bacon.
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Bi-Partisan Solution to Repeal of Obamacare Emerges

Anonymous staffers have leaked the blueprints of this plan, called "The Extremely Repealed Amazing Replacement for the Freedom-Crushing Obamacare that Everyone Hates".

The Trump Survival Guide – Tips for Surviving the Next Two Years

For liberals, moderates and some conservatives, the next two years are going to be difficult to stomach politically. How should we deal with this new landscape?

The Case for/against Hillary Clinton

There is substantive case to be made against the nomination of Hillary Clinton and an equally substantive case for her general election candidacy.

It Was the Best of Us…It Was the Worst of Us…

This past Friday, the United States outdid itself. Reactions varied as Justice Kennedy delivered the finishing touches to the end of civilization.

Great News on the Economy! (Made You Look!)

Essentially the economy has been left alone to heal itself for almost 4 years.  It is a testament to the American spirit and work ethic that we've managed to heal ourselves to the extent we have.

MMT Part 5 – The ABC’s Of MMT

This is a continuation of my ongoing series of articles that deal with Modern Monetary Theory Today we are going to boil down parts 1-4 into a super-easy to understand...

MMT Part 3: What Good Is It?

Leading MMT thinkers and authors insist often and loudly that they are simply trying to describe how money and thereby the economy, government and the private sector work. Whether a capitalist, socialist, communist, or any other -ist, everyone should want to know how the system they exist in operates.

Modern Monetary Theory Part 1c

This continues and concludes the series by JD Alt. "Diagrams and Dollars, Modern Money Illustrated". Please refer to part 1b prior to reading this particular post. (Funk)

Modern Monetary Part 1b: Modern Money Illustrated

It occurred to me after I published MMT Part 1 that perhaps it wasn't the best introduction to MMT. I condensed a lot of information into a relatively short post. Shortly before publishing the post I ran across a video illustrating how modern money works and attached it to the end of the post.

MMT: Not Your Mother’s Monetary Theory

If you don't know me, I'm a bit of a student of economics, though "Student" may be stretching it. What I am intensely interested in is the overarching "whole" of how things work together to form the civilization that surrounds us.