Keep Your Eye on the Ball

While is very tempting to focus on attention on the events at the Capitol and the Trump-Biden “pro wrestling match” (as per Mark Crispin Miller), caution is warranted.  We should not lose sight of other issues that are critical to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness:

  1. Ongoing debasement of all currencies through electronic money printing ( and plans for implementing digital currencies (
  2. Opaque and unconstitutional federal finances and $ trillions of missing money (
  3. Lockdowns in response to COVID-19 that are devastating to many people, families, and businesses (
  4. The rollout of an experimental mRNA vaccine that appears to be generating major health issues ( 
  5. The implementation of an expanded surveillance system that will be used to track your vaccine and health records and much, much more (
  6. Plans to implement COVID-19 Vaccine Passports which will likely determine the degree to which you can travel and engage in everyday life (
  7. Opening act on the potential for a new war on “domestic terrorism” (

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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