Bob Murphy revisits the “World War II was an awesome boost for the economy” argument, and smashes it with an argument I’d never heard before. I cover the subject in my 33 Questions About American History You’re Not Supposed to Ask , by the way.) An excerpt: Even on the Keynesians’ own terms, private GDP—the… Read More
Archives for July 2012
Why are parents allowing their kids to do this to themselves? How clueless are they?
No, Massachusetts isn’t threatening to secede (some threat, right?), but there are stirrings of secession in the neighborhood of Humarock, which is unhappy with the town of Scituate : The latest aggravation began earlier this month, when residents claim the town was heavy-handed in enforcing a ban on bonfires. “That was a full… Read More
I beat Walter last night, so we’ve each won one game. We’ll have the championship match at next year’s Mises University program. Here’s the game for those of you who asked for it. In fairness, I should note that this particular game does not do… Read More
You know all those people who tell us we should be thankful for Ben Bernanke, since without him we’d be in a Great Depression, etc.? They should read this stunning interview with David Stockman .
The Mises Institute’s annual Mises University summer program, my favorite week of the year, began last night. You can watch the plenary lectures live .
Some won’t. Jon Anderson’s “Song of Seven,” from 1980.