Is new technology still improving our lives?

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier. At its most basic level, it's a labor saving device. The wheel, irrigation, plumbing, surgery. All of these things have saved us time and improved our lives. But lately, I'm not really seeing recent technological improvements making things better. Let's look at smartphones, Read more [...]

Inflation is a yearly inheritance tax

The most insidious form of government theft from the people is inflation. Inflation is a regressive tax that transfers wealth from the poor and middle classes to the wealthy and connected. It's regressive because it hurts the poorest the most, and benefits the government and the rich, connected cronies. Inflation rates Read more [...]