Mises Institute President Doug French, reviewing what looks to be an interesting new book on the subject, has this to say: Chinese economic growth has exploded on the shakiest of financial systems, Carl E. Walter and Fraser J.T. Howie point out in Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China’s Extraordinary Rise . The country’s central… Read More
Archives for October 2011
Looting “the Rich” Is Juvenile and Wrong
Progressives swooned over Elizabeth Warren’s recent statement that wealthy people may be violently expropriated: There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody. You built a factory out there? Good for you. But I want to be clear: you moved your… Read More
About to Buy New Steven Wilson Album
Grace for Drowning . A pleasant surprise to see the new solo album from Porcupine Tree’s front man at #41 on Amazon.
Am I Expecting the President to Be a Fortune Teller?
Over on my Facebook fan page a reader writes, with regard to my most recent post on Herman Cain: “I don’t doubt anything you say, but I care more about a candidate’s policies than his ability to prognosticate. Cain is the only one talking loudly and clearly about the FAIR Tax… Read More
Thanks, Judge Napolitano
FOX News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano has just released a new book, It Is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government Is Wrong: The Case for Personal Freedom . I’ll surely have more to say about it soon, but I was delighted to note, in the acknowledgments, this generous remark: “My ideological soul mates Lew Rockwell and Tom Woods… Read More
ONE WEEK Before Collapse, Cain Says Economy Great
Amazingly, Herman Cain’s star continues to rise, which means Republicans think it’s all right for someone to endorse Mitt Romney, as Cain did, to support TARP (it’s not his fault, say supporters — he somehow had no idea it would be used to “pick winners… Read More
Wenzel Nails Clueless Protesters and Chris Christie
More evidence that EconomicPolicyJournal.com should be in your rss feed: Are the Clueless ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Puppets of the Elite? Evidence that Chris Christie Is Nothing but a Closet Leftist
Woods 2, Lord 0?
First, I released this video: I thought that pretty much finished off American Spectator writer Jeffrey Lord and his unsupportable criticisms of Ron Paul. I was wrong. He tried to defend a couple of his arguments against me. So I’ve smacked him down again . Hope you enjoy… Read More