Gary North connected some dots for me the other day. Who benefits from labor unions? Naturally, union members themselves. They forcibly keep out of an industry or a firm some group of workers who are qualified and willing to work at the wage offered. I go into the legal details… Read More
Archives for September 2012
Happy Constitution Day, the day on which the federal government unconstitutionally requires local schools to teach about the Constitution. Upset the apple cart by reading Lysander Spooner on Constitution Day.
Where the Austrians stand on money-market mutual funds. Joe Salerno, who helped formulate the Austrian True Money Supply (TMS) measure, talks about them in an interview from not long ago. An excerpt: I hold a fairly conventional theoretical definition of money as the general medium of exchange, meaning… Read More
“Goodbye Beautiful Day” by the short-lived band Aviatic.
Ron Paul campaign chairman Jesse Benton is going to head up the campaign of Mitch McConnell. Gee, now why did those incorrigible naysayers have so many unkind words for him? People who said Benton was positioning himself all along for bigger things in the GOP… Read More
An interesting look at how Romney is trying to balance centrist appeal with red meat for the base.
A reader whose physical location gives him a bit of a unique twist on events wrote to ask: The hard part, however, will be the actual writing. This is the part that scares me witless, as recently I haven’t done much more than make some… Read More
At this point I am ignoring Max Keiser, but I’ve suspended this policy for one last video, in which I sum up our dispute over Mises and lay out a fair way in which we might resolve this. It doesn’t involve having Max interrogate me.… Read More
On the Liberty Hot Seat show, with Scott Horton. Show starts at 9pm ET, and I’ll be joining Scott at 9:30.