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We Need a Partial Shutdown of Government

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 11-16-2014

Unless McConnell is willing to risk a government shutdown, he will ultimately have to acquiesce to Obama's wishes.

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Do New Healthcare Plans Cost More?

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 11-09-2014

Last year plans were being cancelled. This year, citizens are receiving notifications of rate hikes in the double digits.

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The Drive of the Lottery

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 11-02-2014

The lottery is based on the most powerful way to motivate people and change their behavior: a variable reward in response to a specific behavior.

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The Mindset of the Lottery

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 10-26-2014

The classic conversational pastime of answering the question, "What would you do if you won the lottery?" could help you or it could hurt.

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The Luck of the Lottery

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 10-19-2014

Government-run lotteries have a sordid and monopolistic past. Should we enforce a separation of sin and state?

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Five Lessons from the Whiskey Rebellion

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 10-12-2014

The Whiskey Rebellion established the sovereignty of "we the people" to tax and oppress any selected group.

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How to Diversify Highly Appreciated Stock

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 10-05-2014

Exchange funds, also know as swap funds, can provide investors with one highly appreciated security a way to trade it for an equivalently valued but more diversified portfolio.

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Appreciating Donor Advised Funds

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 09-28-2014

There are five ways that both you and the government could make charitable giving more significant.

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Why Can't Many Working Americans Afford Medical Insurance?

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 09-21-2014

We must return, as much as possible, to a fee-for-service approach to health care and restore the traditional doctor-patient relationship.

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Why Do Physicians Permit, If Not Encourage, Futile Medical Care?

Posted by David John Marotta & Megan Russell on 09-14-2014

We can only afford to allow others the freedom to strive against death when we are not trying collectively to subsidize it.

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