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Archive for the 'Economics' Category

How To Balance The Budget Without Higher Taxes

by @ Monday, October 4th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politics

As Dan Mitchell explains, it’s not really that hard:

Virginia Is For Liquor Lovers: The Case For Privatizing Virginia’s Liquor Industry

by @ Tuesday, August 10th, 2010. Filed under Bob McDonnell, Economics, Individual Liberty, Virginia, Virginia Politics

From Reason.tv:

Another Classic Rant From Rick Santelli: Stop Spending, Stop Spending, Stop Sending

by @ Monday, June 28th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Individual Liberty, Politics

The guy who set the fire that started the Tea Party Movement was in rare form again this morning:

John Stossel On Milton Friedman’s “Free To Choose”

by @ Sunday, June 13th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Individual Liberty, Politics

This past week’s episode of John Stossel’s Fox Business Network program was devoted to Milton Friedman’s hugely popular book and television series Free to Choose Part One: Read more » Part Two: Part Three: Part Four: Part Five: Part Six: You can also watch the original Free to Choose television series, and it’s 1990 sequel, […]

Ron Paul Still Fighting To Audit The Fed

by @ Thursday, June 10th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

How Free Trade Creates Prosperity For Everyone

by @ Thursday, June 10th, 2010. Filed under Business, Economics, Free Trade

A great new video from Tom Palmer:

Hayekian Triumph

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Books, Economics, Individual Liberty

The # 1 book on Amazon is… The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich von Hayek.

Economist Admits That Obama’s Stimulus Didn’t Work

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Credit Crisis, Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Jeffrey Sachs, a Keynesian economist, now admits that the stimulus didn’t work: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy H/T: Jason Pye

Ron Paul Gets It Wrong On The Homebuyer Tax Credit

by @ Saturday, June 5th, 2010. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Congressman Ron Paul is usually on the right side of issues that involve government intervention in the marketplace, but when it comes to the Homebuyer Tax Credit he gets it completely wrong: Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tex., who is usually opposed to government intervention in the economy, has introduced legislation to permanently extend the first-time homebuyer […]

Obama’s Potemkin Recovery

by @ Friday, June 4th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Today, we learned that the economy had added 431,000 jobs in May but that most of them were temporary Census positions: Employers added 431,000 nonfarm jobs nationwide in May, the biggest increase in a single month since the recession, the Labor Department said Friday. But the bulk of the growth was in government jobs, driven […]

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