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Political-Economic Common Sense with Dr Dan Mitchell
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Sr. Dan Mitchell has been a very busy man. A UCLA professor of economics, Heritage Institute fellow, and CATO senior fellow, he teaches the wonders of Classical Production-Side economics over that of Keynesian economics. His videos, at the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, are very informative, and easy to follow. And if more people followed his lessons, we would be closer to getting ourselves our of the economic swamp we currently occupy.

His first point is that the larger the size of government, the greater the amount of unproductive spending, and the less ability of the economy grow.

Before I put out his Heritage paper, I will link to some of his wonderful videos on YouTube. They are easier to follow, and perhaps more entertaining than lengthy wording and charts.

Keynesian Economics Is Wrong: Bigger Gov't Is Not Stimulus. Here he explains why Keynesian economics is, and always will be, a failure. The number of failed lessons, US Great Depression, Argentina, 1990s Japan, should be more than enough for anyone, posessing common sense, to understand.

Big Government Is Not Stimulus: Why Keynes Was Wrong (The Condensed Version)

The Laffer Curve Video Trilogy. Anyone, who would scoff at the Laffer Curve, is either grossly ignorant, or a liar.

The Tax Havens Video Trilogy

Obama's So-Called Stimulus: Good For Government, Bad For the Economy

Free Markets and Small Government Promote Prosperity

Government Intervention, Regulatory Policy, and the Financial Crisis

Want Less Corruption? Shrink the Size of Government
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"Falsehood flies, and truth comes limping after it" - Jonathan Swift, 1710
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Dan Mitchell on Tax Havens, with several primer videos

The Economic Case for Tax Havens

The Moral Case for Tax Havens

Tax Competition: A Liberalizing Force in the World Economy

Tax Havens: Myths vs. Facts

President Obama's Dishonest Demagoguery on So-Called Tax Havens
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