In Mississippi, House Bill 490 would establish a commission to evaluate the constitutionality of federal actions and prevent the enforcement of unconstitutional ones. (They are calling this neutralization, not nullification, but it’s the same thing.) Naturally, the Opinion Police are appalled at this; this idea… Read More
Archives for January 2013
Watch the Mises Circle in Houston live at this link .
It’s happening in quite a few places. In Utah, 28 out of 29 sheriffs wrote to the President to say they would not enforce gun laws they considered unconstitutional. Sheriffs all over the place are following suit. Here’s an update .
The Department of Education is telling schools that sports are a “right” for the disabled, and that schools will be guilty of discrimination if they do not include disabled students on sports teams or establish comparable alternatives. The Associated Press could find no one willing to go on the… Read More
Can you tell me if I can use this device to have two lapel microphones plug into one camcorder? In other words, can I interview someone, use one microphone for each of us, and have them both plug into my camcorder with this device? Thank… Read More
On Monday, January 28, at 9:00pm Eastern Time, I’ll be hosting “Ask an Austrian Economist Anything,” a Q&A session open to the public. I’ll be joined by Prof. Jeff Herbener, department chairman of economics at Grove City College. I have been pestering Dr. Herbener with… Read More
A new robot can make 360 burgers an hour .
Last June Paul Krugman disputed the effects of Estonia’s austerity measures. The resulting Twitter feud between Krugman and Estonian president Toomas Hendrik will be made into a short opera , says U.S. composer Eugene Birman. There must be a hilarious one-liner in response to this news item, but for the… Read More