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WeblogBahamas
Nassau N.P. Bahamas
Human Action...Not Political Design
Interests: Reading, Economics, Jogging,
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In Students of Liberty, Leonard Read drew out the superiority of a society whose organizing principle is virtue voluntarily acted out in practical terms with those we interact with over one organized around coercion backed by the threat of violence. by Gary M. Galles This article was originally published on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Sir, There has been much shouting and screaming by people about the ongoing evening curfews and week-end lockdowns, unfortunately, including those who should know better. Among these are, Senators and Members of Parliament. I am quite certain the Competent Authority, including the Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers experience no joy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Tradewinds "The coming election in the United States is really all about the future political direction the country will become.. It is a choice between Collective Socialism and Free Market Capitalism.. It will determine the leadership and future direction of the Free World.. It also will have a significant... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Sowell Insists on Looking at Things as They Really Are by George C. Leaf This article was originally published on FEE.org. Read the original article. Conquests and Cultures is the final book in Thomas Sowell’s trilogy exploring the formation and importance of human culture. The earlier volumes were Race and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Forty years later, the libertarian Nobel laureate's PBS series is still winning hearts and minds. Nick Gillespie | 10.26.2020 "Milton Friedman's documentary series Free To Choose first aired on PBS 40 years ago. It was an unapologetic defense of why capitalism was both morally and pragmatically superior to socialism. Over... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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From time to time, either a PLP Government or an FNM Government have actually reduced taxes, usually to comply with some WTO requirement or the other. Of course the opposition party at the time, accuses the Governing Party of Special Interest politics. Special interest politics is nothing new. As Dr.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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In October 1989 Dr. Cleveland Eneas gave a speech on the subject of the approaching "Discovery Day" holiday. A day now known as Heroes Day in an effort to erase the memory of Christopher Columbus like other "places that think they are being "politically correct". He pointed out that "…anything... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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National Heroes Day (October 12th) is celebrated on the second Monday in October and is now observed as "National Heroes Day," to honor Bahamian national heroes. It phases out the former Discovery/Columbus Day Holiday. That said I would like to highlight three Bahamians that I consider my heroes: First is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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A new 90-minute documentary showcases the greatness of the economist Ludwig von Mises to the world. by Lawrence W. Reed Read the original post at FEE.org here... Have you ever checked to see which famous people you share a birthday with? My special date is September 29. The list of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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He saw every opponent as a potential ally, never an incorrigible enemy. This article was originally published on FEE.org. Read the original article. The fullest appreciation of Leonard Read’s “I, Pencil” derives from this understanding: The gentle, persuasive, and irresistible appeal of the essay is a direct reflection of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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ONLY the people can get this virus under control . The Government can only keep driving home the five (5) steps using radio and TV . AGREE 100%: THE FIVE (5) DO / RULES / STEPS to life during this virus . 1. Wear a mask , 2) Social Distancing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Sir, I write in a personal capacity when I wonder who is the cretin who had decreed that bank branches, in the Bahamas, will go cashless. I will further add that I am a retired banker and started my banking career some 60 years ago in London, you may have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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This document is an independent discussion paper drafted for The Bahamas Financial Services Consultative Forum. The goal was to marshal ideas and stimulate debate with a view to developing effective policy proposals for the government. The original paper was prepared by Larry Smith and Rick Lowe with assistance from Ralph... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Speech on behalf of The Nassau Institute to The Rotary Club of East Nassau by Rick Lowe, then Vice President and Treasurer of The Nassau Institute on Friday, May 8, 2009. Has much changed? Closing paragraphs: So while the suggestions of The Nassau Institute will not pay dividends over night,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Photo by Maria Krisanova on Unsplash One of Ayn Rand's lesser-known works of fiction paints a disturbingly familiar picture. by Caroline Breashears This article was originally published on FEE.org. Read the original article. Recent legislators, activists, and education reformers have promised to lead us into a new world of equity.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Posted Jul 31, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Sir, With recent reported comments from Scotiabank Bahamas concerning a number of that bank’s branches becoming cashless, would somebody please mention this to the Postmaster General in order that the Postmaster might be able to arrange for the Post Office to accept credit and debit cards. This will only be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Dear Mr. Editor, I have been hearing a number of people, both here and abroad, in reference to lock-downs and beach and park closures, talking about allowing we humans to trust in our neighbours’ good sense. I regret to say but the human animal is one of the more stupid... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Just as George Orwell warned, governments don't have to be the censors for free speech and free expression to be fatally stifled. Friday, July 17, 2020 by Brad Polumbo Rule One: Speak your mind at your own peril. Rule Two: Never risk commissioning a story that goes against the narrative.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
Posted Jul 6, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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"HumanProgress.org is a project of the Cato Institute with major support from the John Templeton Foundation and the Searle Freedom Trust, as well as additional funding from the William H. Donner Foundation. The website requires no registration or membership. All of its content and features can be used free, but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Bastiat would have been 219 today. Read more here from Mises.org... and here from the Library of Economics and Liberty... Article: Bastiat's "The Law" Is a Symphony of Ideas That Can Teach Us Justice. Read it here... Here are links to his selected works from the Library of Economics and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at WeblogBahamas.com