Ron Paul left the GOP convention unexpectedly early yesterday, and is back home in Texas. I don’t suppose this was part of the Benton/Tate playbook, so I consider it very good news indeed.
Archives for August 2012
The Austrian School in the Present Crisis
From the Mises Institute’s summer Mises University program last month, here’s my talk on Austrian insights into the financial crisis, criticisms of the Austrian view, replies to those criticisms, and opportunities for the continuing spread of Austrian ideas. And here is the LearnAustrianEconomics.com page I mention… Read More
Ezra Klein Calls for Another Housing Bubble, Is Taken Down by Murphy
When I saw Bob Murphy give this talk, I knew right away this excerpt about the Washington Post‘s Ezra Klein needed to be a YouTube unto itself. That our society considers Klein and Matt Yglesias to have a lot of valuable things to say reflects… Read More
If the Candidates Had Competed Fairly and Honestly…
… Herman Cain says he’d be the nominee.
My Latest Video: The Euro in One Lesson
I know lots of Americans hate this subject, so here’s a quick primer. And here’s the page the video mentions.
God Bless America (and Prussia)
My favorite line from this week’s Messy Monday video from Blimey Cow , “Five Reasons College Might Be a Waste of Your Time.” (Thanks to Hosanna Myers.)
Max Keiser, Let Me Know When You Answer My Challenge
Max Keiser and his co-host continued the barrage of insults while I was in Tampa this weekend, and of course portrayed my absence as evidence that I am a charlatan who can’t stand the intellectual heat of Max Keiser. They’re a charitable bunch, these guys.… Read More
I Stand Corrected, Plus Keiser Update
I believe economist Bob Murphy is correct that I misinterpreted one of Sandeep Jaitly’s statements in his now-notorious interview with Max Keiser. I found Jaitly to be well meaning but not a particularly good teacher or clear speaker, so half the time I had to speculate on what he… Read More
My Speech at Paul Festival: Ron Paul, Army of One
Max Keiser: Woods is ‘Running Scared’; I Respond with a Challenge
Max Keiser has replied to my criticism of his segment last week in which he and his guest criticized Ludwig von Mises and claimed he wasn’t a true Austrian economist [!]. Read his reply . I want people to see it. In response, I have now posted “ My Challenge to Max Keiser .” He continues… Read More