Consumer Choice vs Government Coercion

This article by Phyllis Hunsinger first appeared in The Business Times, June 2022 Buying a car can be one of the most exciting large purchases made by consumers. Consumers research […]

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A Goose to be Plucked

The commentary below, by Phyllis Hunsinger, was first printed in The Business Times in February, 2022. Jean Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIV’s financial minister, is credited with saying, “The art of […]

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The Case for Economic Education

This article was first printed in the Business Times, August 2021 written by Phyllis Hunsinger. The school bells will ring soon; students will head back to the classrooms. Although certain […]

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“Ouch, The Pain of Inflation”

“Ouch, The Pain of Inflation ” by Phyllis Hunsinger    8/2021                              “If you want to get someone’s attention, hit them in their pocketbook,” is a saying that has been around a […]

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Do Government Programs Solve Problems?

“Do Government Programs Solve Problems” By Phyllis Hunsinger July 1, 2021 There were 2,200 Federal Assistance programs available to the American Public in 2013 according to Government Book Talk, which […]

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A Salute to Ayn Rand

“A Salute to Ayn Rand”       By Phyllis Hunsinger                                       April, 2021                 “Who is John Galt?” John Galt is a character in Ayn Rand’s novel, Atlas Shrugged. Although his […]

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Saving the Middle Class

Thoughts on a free market economy…. “Save the Middle Class”  By Phyllis Hunsinger March 1, 2021                  The middle class was defined by the PEW Research Center in 2019 as […]

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Save the Middle Class

“Save the Middle Class”               by Phyllis Hunsinger                                                         The middle class was defined by the PEW Research Center in 2019 as income equaling two-thirds to double the median income; the […]

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Christmas and a Free Market

Thoughts on a free market…….by Phyllis Hunsinger December, 2020                 The celebration of Christmas in America is an interesting journey. In the 1600’s, the Puritans were not allowed to exchange […]

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Damage from Minimum Wage Laws

Thoughts on a Free Market Economy…. “Damage from Minimum Wage Laws” By Phyllis Hunsinger November 1, 2020                 What is a wage? The dictionary defines wage as a fixed, regular […]

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