Not the radio but the website. They asked me for a 500-word commentary on the recent document from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Here it is . (I didn’t come up with the title; always give authors the benefit of the doubt on that and assume… Read More
Archives for October 2011
Is Ron Paul Right About Suicide Attacks?
Politifact, which verifies statements made by political candidates, considered Ron Paul’s claim that every month since 9/11 has seen more suicide attacks on the U.S. and its allies than in all the years up to 9/11 combined. Politifact rated Paul’s statement Mostly True — because he… Read More
Business Is Hard, So Why Hate the Business Class?
Jeff Tucker writes : You think business is easy? Then you must read this story about a New York coffee shop, and how it is an impossible proposition to try to run something like this. The story doesn’t even go into taxes and employment mandates. It’s a wonder that… Read More
The Vatican and the Economy
NPR called today to solicit a 500-word commentary from me on the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace’s document on the economy, released today. They expect it to run tomorrow morning. In the meantime, I offer you this article on a related Vatican document; the arguments I… Read More
Like Banking and Currency Crises?
The Student Loan Racket: Ron Paul Right Again
Where I Also Post
I can’t imagine too many of my readers aren’t already reading LewRockwell.com , but be sure also to read Lew’s blog . I’ve posted there several times this week: The Hill: Love Romney, Huntsman, or You’ll Get Napolitano, Woods The Most Confused One Minute of All Time? Ha, Ha, Ha: Fed Should Communicate Better with Public ‘If Ron Is Elected, We Become Third World’ And be sure to read Lew’s relatively new Political Theatre blog , which he does solo. It’s my favorite spot on… Read More
Do Corporations Exist Because of State Privilege?
Both the Occupy Wall Street movement (the vast bulk of it, anyway) and some libertarians seem to think the corporate form of organization is wicked and unjust, and the latter believe it can exist only thanks to special grants of privilege by the state. Via… Read More
Chicago Sun-Times Columnist: Paul’s Budget A-OK
An excerpt: Next month, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, a 12-member subset of Congress that Congress created to make the hard fiscal choices Congress has failed to make, is expected to propose $1.2 trillion in cuts from projected spending during the next decade.… Read More
Blodget: Ron Paul’s Plan Will “Destroy the Economy”
As if Henry Blodget’s friends haven’t done a good enough job of that after a decade of artificially low interest rates, rebate stimulus, deficit spending, bailouts, etc. Here’s Blodget’s tweet on this, which I read about at Bob Wenzel’s blog , and here’s his follow-up: “DEAR RON PAUL FANS: Yes, Your Candidate’s Plan Will Destroy The Economy.” If the federal government… Read More