I have been grilling Prof. Jeff Herbener with questions for 20 years. I have not stumped him yet. He’s the department chairman of economics at Grove City College, and associate editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He also teaches the Austrian economics course (which, like all… Read More
Archives for June 2012
Bob Murphy makes it.
Start at 2:49 if I can’t persuade you to watch the whole thing. This is Rick Wakeman.
On being named the new executive director of the Republican Party of Iowa . I can testify from personal experience that Steve is super-competent, smart, principled, and in general just a class act. Any organization not seeking to keep Steve at all costs should have its collective head examined.
Robert Wenzel of EconomicPolicyJournal.com devised a 30-day reading list , consisting of one article a day, intended to give people a basic familiarity with and competence in the libertarian tradition. Steve Cronin, in turn, plans to do a video series based on the list, to benefit both himself and… Read More
Five minutes of contrary opinion on sweatshops.
Webster Tarpley is often recommended to me as an insightful observer. I’m afraid I don’t see it. Tarpley thinks George W. Bush was a free-marketeer, that Wall Street favors free and open competition (are bailouts an example of this, then?), that national health care is… Read More
I did a video earlier this year called “A Dozen Things Non-Ron Paul Voters Are Basically Saying,” based on this blog post of mine . Here it is: Someone has done an animated parody of this video, complete with the same backdrop from my own video: