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Author » Gregory Bresiger

Gregory Bresiger, an independent business journalist who works for the Sunday New York Post business section and Financial Advisor Magazine, is the author of the book Personal Finance for People Who Hate Personal Finance.

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The Incessant Growth of Government Bureaucracy, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 A government bureaucracy may be difficult to establish, as supporters of expanded Obama health-care socialism discovered. But the friends of collectivism should take heart. No matter how many times people reject their calls to ...

The Incessant Growth of Government Bureaucracy, Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, & government to gain ground. — Thomas Jefferson “It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it.” Those were the ...

Keynes and the Assault on Savings, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 The reason, I believe, that Keynes’s anti-saving, consume-more philosophy is politically popular is simple: Consumption is immediate and usually enjoyable. Saving requires self-discipline and patience. ...

Failure Leads to Success in the Public Sector

We are playing out the latest chapter in the crisis and leviathan model in the financial-services business. It is a model in which public-sector failure leads to bigger government. It leads to success for socialists ...

Selling Short the Short-Seller

It happens every financial crash. Or in every prolonged bear market. Or almost any time things go bad in the financial markets. An evil person must be found. Oftentimes, the scapegoat ...

Two Ways to Fight an Economic Depression

“There was a depression in 1920? Really?” That was the comment I received recently from a smart, usually well-informed editor. Yes, there was a depression. But it was over so fast ...

The Root of All Evil, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated ...

The Root of All Evil, Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 He has erected a Multitude of new Offices, and sent hither Swarms of Officers to harass our People, and eat out ...
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