Alex Ebadirad

Alex Ebadirad is a contributor and columnist to SmallGovTimes. He is a formally trained economist, a registered independent, and often aligns with classical libertarianism. When not being critical of politicians or policy, he can be found enjoying the culinary arts.

Wealth redistribution: why not give people jobs instead?

Wealth redistribution: why not give people jobs instead?

This nation has a chronic problem of entitlement – unemployment checks, welfare, SNAP, social security, medicaid/medicare, and the list goes on. The central core of this problem ultimately comes down to whether our nation simply gives people resources or makes them earn it. So here’s my proposal:¬†let’s do both. Give the assistance if people work […]

Republicans: fight for a $15 minimum wage

Republicans: fight for a $15 minimum wage

Republicans, listen up, it’s time you start fighting fire with fire and stop letting this president run rampant with his rhetoric. It’s time you start acting like a party that had principles and stop selling out your most basic principles of limited government over issues like two kissing men in wedlock, religion and expensive never-ending […]