I had forgotten this particular remark, but someone just quoted me as saying, “I sometimes think that as an economist, you must have the most depressing job on earth, because just as you’re lying there on your deathbed, you hear your bedside nurse saying, ‘There… Read More
Archives for July 2011
I’ll be on Stossel tonight at 10pm ET on the FOX Business Network talking political correctness and U.S. history. The show is repeated Saturday and Sunday at 9pm and midnight. Tune in!
My video appeal to Iowans to vote for Ron Paul in the Iowa Straw Poll on August 13. Please help me get this video to the undecideds or wasn’t-planning-to-attends in Iowa.
Continuing his refutation of the Ferrara book on Catholicism and libertarianism, Tony Flood discusses ( here , here , and here ) the enclosure movement in Britain. Ferrara, as I feared, has embarrassed himself by simply adopting the fact-free distributist interpretation of enclosures: the wicked capitalists brought about… Read More
George Selgin on why they’re all wet .
When you hear talk about returning to the “gold standard,” be sure you know what the speaker means by the term. There are plenty of phony gold standards out there. The supply-sider/neocon version, which is touted as “the gold standard,” is just a gold price… Read More
As usual, the correct position is the exact opposite of what the major networks bark at you. Among many other good things, lowering the debt ceiling would improve investor confidence, by making clear that fewer resources will be siphoned off by the tax parasites in… Read More