From the Washington Times : In a highly unusual move, Iowa’s two top Republican party officials are publicly urging President Obama not to go ahead with plans to bomb Syria. “We oppose your beginning another war by bombing Syria,” Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker and party Co-chairman… Read More
Archives for August 2013
Now Who Would That Be?
“With the exception of a few really radical self-proclaimed constitutional authorities, state nullification of federal law is not on the radar scope,” the Cato Institute’s Robert Levy told the New York Times . (Emphasis added.) I’m going to leave aside how unhelpful it is for libertarians to side with the New York Times on… Read More
Live Austrian Q&A Moments Away
I’ll be joined by two of our top people in the Austrian School today, Jeff Herbener and G.P. Manish, for a live 90-minute Q&A at 8:00pm ET tonight. Sometimes we open these to the public, but this month it’s just for members of LibertyClassroom.com . I’d open more of… Read More
The Ultimate Anti-Keynes Resource
Folks, I hope to be back to semi-regular blogging by next week, but in the meantime I had to share this announcement. Our newest course (number eight) at LibertyClassroom.com is now ready for viewing at your convenience: “ John Maynard Keynes: His System and Its Fallacies .” Here’s what the course looks like:… Read More
‘NOTED ECONOMIST FINDS BUSINESS BASICALLY SOUND’ — Headline from October 1929
Here’s Irving Fisher, the godfather of American economics and the greatest American economist in the estimation of Milton Friedman, assuring everyone in October 1929 that the economy is fine and that stocks will turn back up. (Thanks to Newsalert .) For more on this, see Mark Thornton’s paper comparing Fisher and Mises… Read More
Awesomest Country Ever About to Embark on More Awesomeness
Al Forgot a Couple Things
In his speech at the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.
Nullification: All the Cool Kids Are Doing It
Check out these reports on Alaska and Vermont , and their nullification of federal laws pertaining to guns and hemp, respectively. Now all the cool kids are doing it, and the naysayers wagging their fingers at us just look like dorks.
Two Conferences You May Not Know About
With a speech in Nashville tomorrow and the September 2 opening of the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum around the corner, I am more pressed for time than ever. I’ll be able to post a bit more once September rolls around. In the meantime, let me mention a couple… Read More
Happy Birthday, Ron Paul
Ron Paul with our daughter Amy: And if you’ve never read it, you may enjoy my column on Ron Paul and the Remnant . I talked about this in Oklahoma: