Posts Tagged Economics

Fair is… What?: Amazon and California – a blogbate

So… My friend @Conejojoe contends: “Fair is Fair: Amazon Should Collect Sales Taxes From California Customers – Welcome! – Conejo Valley Guide.” I DISAGREE! Sales & Use tax is a relatively complex subject. Did you know that if you sell product on eBay in CA you would technically be responsible to pay the Franchise Tax Board sales tax on behalf […]

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Progressive Taxation is Capitalism Continued… Continued….

From a purely practical standpoint, my friend @jaredude is hard to prove “wrong” , in his continuing argument Progressive Taxation is Capitalism Continued… Practically.  But is that the purpose of philosophy?  Is the economic betterment of ourselves; the collection and eventual protection of things, the goal of life?  Well, that is, obviously, purely a rhetorical question.   I can’t answer that […]

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Progressive Taxation is Capitalism « Feed My Blog

Progressive Taxation is Capitalism?   IS capitalism?   hehe. Again, @jaredude makes really great practical points.   But, I’m not sure he is right.   Is the loss of liberty quantitative?   Is the loss of life?   I hold that each life is worth the same, to the liver (one who is doing the living, not the organ), as another.   Rich people don’t have “more […]

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twenty-ten: This is gonna be a ride

Happy New Year everyone. This year has gone by so quickly.  We say that about all of the years, right?  Well, in reflection, it has been a fine year, personally.  I have really enjoyed 2009.  But, what about what is going on globally?  It feels like we are in a global state of limbo.  Everyone seems to be waiting for […]

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Why the BEAD Standard is NOT Antiquated

My blog buddy Jared proposed that we debate the gold standard in the below post. Why the Gold Standard is Antiquated « Opportunity Knocks My Head. Jared, you ignorant slut… haha. So, let’s get away from gold for a moment and talk about money. What is it? Well, it is an agreed upon measure of value. Ultimately, the wealth we […]

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