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Lawrence McQuillan @Econ_Doc San Francisco Bay Area

#PrivateGovernance #PrivateProperty #MarketCapitalism #OpenTrade #AntiWar #Voluntarist #ProEntrepreneur #Innovation #Subsidiarity #Decentralize #VoluntaryCities

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In the pet healthcare sector, consumers are exposed to prices and veterinarians have a real incentive to keep costs… https://t.co/WEWa6YMVHF
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanIn the 1990s, Comparative Economic Systems course seemed pointless because it was so obvious that central… https://t.co/UAzOsQRsRs
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11/21
2019
Some Americans are alarmed by the massive outflow of remittances, worrying that it siphons wealth away from the Uni… https://t.co/oQoMev1h2n
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Consumer Expenditure Survey for 2019 confirms the decline in #healthinsurance enrol… https://t.co/EKiTjuJZl9
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan @Econ_Doc @SFBART @SFBARTalert And working cameras covering trains & stations from all angles.
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"All men having power ought to be mistrusted." - James Madison
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#Bart would have cops on every train and at every station all the time if they cared about customer safety. @SFBART @SFBARTalert #NiaWilson @xadditupx For many people the trades should be a an attractive option, they're all short of people (mine included)… https://t.co/1juNdX5lng
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanInstead of arresting people w/ sandwiches on #Bart, Bart cops should arrest people who stab & kill customers.… https://t.co/4NDGfwUwlRIndia has been held back from achieving widespread economic prosperity because it attempts to legislate and regulat… https://t.co/UN9xBwojF1
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11/20
2019
Government, according to #MiltonFriedman, should not be a dispenser of favors; it should keep its nose out of peopl… https://t.co/hGq63S9QfQ
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanWith the rise of self-described socialists like @BernieSanders and @AOC, #socialism is increasingly popular, especi… https://t.co/mnhcPyqrt5
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanTyranny is tyranny. Doesn't matter if it's by one, a few, or the many. And that it why #DemocracySucks
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanDespite seemingly good intentions, selective #taxes make life worse for millions of Americans as the government inc… https://t.co/8kCDAK7ejX
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe bottom rungs of the housing market ladder—where economically marginal citizens could once afford a place to liv… https://t.co/W3XAGB3s4O
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11/19
2019
Privatize highways and roads so victim families can sue private owners for dangerous road design, maintenance, and… https://t.co/6FVd7v5T6jI’m old enough to remember when Republicans cared about federal deficits and debt. https://t.co/xtewn53D6AFact check: TRUE https://t.co/feTiYICdIC
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanChina wants to set up an economic zone in space within the next few decades. "The country will seek to master the… https://t.co/3gBU17KhM3
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#pgepowershutoff https://t.co/IG9BIXTWTu
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanCalifornia’s recent #PGEpowershutoff raise a host of issues, including the question of how to determine the optimal… https://t.co/4uYWsLZVP1
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe threat to U.S. national security interests caused by Trump’s rapid drawdown of U.S. troops in northeastern Syri… https://t.co/v7CihBAluf
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11/18
2019
Shameful. Wasteful. Who is running this asylum? Money to burn? https://t.co/rg05iq4yWh https://t.co/Nyes6RV4Io
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11/17
2019
States with high levels of state #university support often have a relative low proportion of adults with degrees. B… https://t.co/KUXzJ8NDlr
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#Climatechange enthusiasts are convinced that man-made #globalwarming poses a near-term environmental disaster. Yet… https://t.co/V6nI9T68Iy
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanTo reduce the risk of #wildfires, policymakers would do well to consider the 26 policy recommendations from the Cal… https://t.co/gXJZsHgEBl
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11/16
2019
Hurray for @PacificLegal for challenging CA's quota for women board members--I've been against it since first learn… https://t.co/2AWtXCxX1e
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanWhy is state government still printing manuals anyway?! https://t.co/BsIxcgUlNw
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanYour #tax dollars at work: #California transportation agency Caltrans paid $640,000 to print 30 million pages of a… https://t.co/NsbLhyWJkp
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanWhy is state government still printing manuals anyway?! https://t.co/BsIxcgUlNwYour #tax dollars at work: #California transportation agency Caltrans paid $640,000 to print 30 million pages of a… https://t.co/NsbLhyWJkpEconomist and writer Randall Holcombe of the @IndependentInst says that the freedom the Founding Fathers fought for… https://t.co/XphdUcLK5D
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxio… https://t.co/WN4jMfFmob
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanSelective taxes make life worse for millions of Americans every day as the government increases the prices of count… https://t.co/Lr0JjIEPjv
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11/14
2019
Not satisfied with having literally the sh**iest and most "progressive" city in the country, San Franciscans elect… https://t.co/kDYcRt1pct
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe U.S. government’s revenue increased year over year by $133 billion, from $3.330 trillion to $3.463 trillion. An… https://t.co/djWGyirrpr
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan“Taxes, even when authorized by the public, are a violation of property . . . a theft.”~ Jean-Baptiste Say #TuesdayThoughts
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThere's no reason NYC's subways should be in such bad condition. Peer cities worldwide (not to mention many poorer… https://t.co/wQabnFlrfI
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe seismic shift from liberty and self-governance to unchecked political “democracy” has had profound implications… https://t.co/yusI9uig3p
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanAs a narrative film about a critical juncture at the dawn of the modern industrial age, #TheCurrentWar is impressiv… https://t.co/eLuOgYJgV4
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11/13
2019
“First Amendment Is First for a Reason.” The Wisdom of Dave Chappelle https://t.co/HtVmoobSQX #SecondAmendment #2A
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan1,000 CA cops access govt databases for personal use. @Snowden told us 6 years ago NSA is "intent on making every c… https://t.co/qcy53rAhEE
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11/12
2019
As Americans, we do a great job honoring our #veterans. But, we need to ensure that we are not unintentionally and… https://t.co/xiRntNEYR9
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#ArmisticeDay, a day for remembering the veterans and war dead from around the world, a day to reflect on the momen… https://t.co/0h241Dw5Pl
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanHow well-funded are government employee pension plans in your state?https://t.co/8P2xr04DZH #publicepensionshttps://t.co/T4IwKbBTT0
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11/11
2019
There is no such thing as a fair share of taxes. Don't even engage in that discussion. The fair price of a good or… https://t.co/A9HnIZ0yBy
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanPrivate #consensualgovernance not public government. Contracts not constitutions. Bills for services provided not t… https://t.co/R53g8kfA81"We can't let others suspect that roads actually could be built without the state, therefore we must continue to in… https://t.co/j8Vz86L7K8
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanWow, imagine living in such a #PoliceState...oh wait https://t.co/JA0XrZWtJ1
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanAmerica is significantly outperforming Canada in surgery wait times even as it’s likely that tens of thousands of C… https://t.co/0yjcLraku9
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between political parties either - but right thro… https://t.co/Zk1QizaYOd
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"Social Security is a fraudulent scheme in which the government collect money from you for your retirement - and im… https://t.co/uq7XHc0wYi
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan @Econ_Doc @realDonaldTrump that's why i wish they'd outlaw everything, including breathing
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan.@realDonaldTrump shows why #conservatives are fools on drug policy. Increasing #vaping age limit & eliminating fla… https://t.co/bbSQ3BqHO0Private Governance > Public Government #WorldFreedomDay https://t.co/lDeZaZIv9w
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"Several of the former socialist economies, such as Georgia and Estonia, have embraced the economic freedom to such… https://t.co/9oRpAlitqR
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanOn #WorldFreedomDay envision a world of contracts not constitutions, bills for services not taxes. Envision a volun… https://t.co/qZxULdadevOn #WorldFreedomDay it is important to note that societies that respect economic freedom for only half the populati… https://t.co/ASmmNgTTMX
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#FreeSaudiArabia https://t.co/JE46i9PSZA
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"Free people find unexpected solutions, and those who are not free find unexpected problems." - Murray Rothbard
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanOn #WorldFreedomDay it is important to note that societies that respect economic freedom for only half the populati… https://t.co/ASmmNgTTMX
11/10
2019
F. A. Hayek’s vast writings on #economics, political theory, and social philosophy are as relevant as ever, particu… https://t.co/1VuIgiRpYv
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan"Greedy capitalists get money by trade. Good liberals steal it." - David Friedman
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#Walmart has begun the process of rolling out healthcare clinics in stores that would offer patients low cost medic… https://t.co/2Z0jC4XCQm
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#FreePrivateCities #SeaSteading #ADirectRepublic #Succession #Nullification https://t.co/O8s23uLyyF
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#Bart police bust man for eating a sandwich. We don’t want food crumbs mixing with the vomit and urine already on B… https://t.co/MbB2dbWaRE
11/9
2019
"Multiple government officials and agencies contributed to the unprecedented destructiveness of the 2017 and 2018 w… https://t.co/W0Fx1Q67Sa
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanA year ago the horrific #CampFire began, killing 86 people & destroying 90% of #Paradise #California. Only 11 homes… https://t.co/xyepN2GuW7
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanA year ago the horrific #CampFire began, killing 86 people & destroying 90% of #Paradise #California. Only 11 homes… https://t.co/xyepN2GuW7Rather than using labels to ridicule and sideline our adversaries, we must engage the opposition vigorously but res… https://t.co/03hw9e9Uca
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan#Climatechange enthusiasts are convinced that man-made #globalwarming poses a near-term environmental disaster. Yet… https://t.co/izIZNiITK7
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11/8
2019
Why does @KamalaHarris laugh so hard at her own “jokes”? Hasn’t anyone told her that it makes her look disingenuous or even crazy at times. @IndependentInst @Econ_Doc That the First Amendment is first is a happy accident. It was originally third.
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan“First Amendment Is First for a Reason.” The Wisdom of Dave Chappelle https://t.co/HtVmoobSQX #SecondAmendment #2A https://t.co/VKXAq43fUY
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanToday on @davidwebbshow 9am-12pm EST: @RepBrianBabin @TeamJenBarbosa @GoldsteinBrooke @Econ_Doc Call in now 8… https://t.co/fSPh3ohyVa
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanAt the time of his confirmation proceedings, some people were apprehensive of the man who was to become Justice Tho… https://t.co/pRQWoVnDqd
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanOur new book 'In All Fairness' challenges flawed, key egalitarian ideas, exposing the quicksand on which they rest,… https://t.co/vWYD0PKFBY
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillan“Anyone interested in the economy, the workforce, or education policy would do well to pick up @bryan_caplan’s book… https://t.co/jMncRvbUEi
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11/7
2019
"Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto." - Thomas Jefferson
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanOmar are you in charge of delaying housing permits or rejecting housing permits? When rent is $10k a month will you… https://t.co/7bQNwaaub6Omg Omar! You’re a city planner in SF? I shouldn’t have been so kind to you. SF is worse than Oakland! How do yo… https://t.co/pK3H7vKYpxI’d expect nothing less from an Oakland city planner. Government always is the answer, right Omar? How’s your city… https://t.co/g0RaTNQbRIYes a national holiday to mourn our loss of freedom b/c of politicians like you @BernieSanders https://t.co/rjb5eRLsN6$100K club climbs to 80,000, now makes up 20% of all pension pay: https://t.co/bjXRpcf8SD CC @cmarinucci @joncoupalhttps://t.co/6ILHnTKcfQ
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanIt is hardly surprising that California ranks as having the heaviest regulatory burden, with no fewer than 395,503… https://t.co/mHHbuu71VG
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11/6
2019
One of our Interceptors got moved to the @maritiemmuseum in Rotterdam. It will be there all winter. Feel free to co… https://t.co/4UDi7TU2a5
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanA market for #primarycare is fast developing. From @SamsClub and @Walmart to @AtlasMD and @Ameriflex, new providers… https://t.co/bsyVgHdeI3
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11/5
2019
"I don't believe the majority always knows what's best for everyone." - Penn Jillette
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe public utility monopoly structure creates a set of warped incentives. The lack of competition also means there… https://t.co/iQRr50qkV0
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanAlthough conservatives routinely criticize Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal for ushering in the era of… https://t.co/vRSiJ6LNSX
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe enormous losses of life, property, and #liberty that Americans have sustained in wars have occurred in large pa… https://t.co/U6ieXicEHx
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11/4
2019
CA #wildfires and power lines— Are there alternatives to large utilities such as #PGE and other monopolies? Calif… https://t.co/oa0f1m7rDd
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe U.S.-China #tradewar isn’t just bad policy that harms jobs and slows economic growth, it’s also bad politics th… https://t.co/ltRwvPhUsb
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanAlthough Daylight Saving Time (DST) has been justified as an energy-conservation measure, it is no such thing.… https://t.co/M5fUJ5N1ST
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanHere’s the sad truth about higher education. Most college students learn relatively little in school and, as a resu… https://t.co/mziwDiGjOt
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanThe ideal is to free the energy market, ending government-protected utilities. https://t.co/tgDuCmJT2c
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanPG&E spends $2.4B annually on windmills & solar to meet CA legislature’s mandate of 100% electricity from renewable… https://t.co/tctGlGhIH7
Retweeted by Lawrence McQuillanPG&E spends $2.4B annually on windmills & solar to meet CA legislature’s mandate of 100% electricity from renewable… https://t.co/tctGlGhIH7“Russ Roberts’s broad survey of the political and economic landscape leading up to the 2008 financial crisis shows… https://t.co/gqOi0RH6hD
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11/3
2019
How can the state mitigate the effect of the #wildfires and how can power companies and utilities be structured to… https://t.co/EYuLYLtxj1
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11/2
2019

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