ACC Archives

Month: September 2012
Libertarians are a Distinct Species

This site is for everyone who believes that when governments collude with business, unions, and other “private” parts of the economy bad things usually happen. We have conservative readers. We have liberal readers. We also have a strong contingent of...

Because of New Regulations Banks End Free Checking

Banks have to defray the cost of new regulations somehow and one of the ways they are doing that is by eliminating free checking. Seems pretty fair, what with the direct line to the Federal Reserve many of these banks have and...

Is the US Government Now Borrowing Entirely from Itself?

Most people would puzzle over this question. How can anyone borrow from himself or herself? That’s logically impossible for any of us to do. The federal government, however, operates by different rules. The US  government can borrow from itself  because...

A Call to Courage (For Business People and America at Large)

In the attached article in the National Review by Lee Habeeb and Mike Leven they call on business people to step up their game. The state thinks it has businesses under its thumb. The state is strangling the economy with heavy handed central...

The Crony Capitalist State

This was originally written as a column for the Star-Exponent. The Administrative State is on the march. It extends itself into nearly every part of our lives. In business especially so.  It is slowing the economy, creating uncertainty for business...