My Least Favorite Thing to Do…

is making predictions. I can make judgments about the past or the way things are now, but the future is beyond all of us. When it comes to economics, that is doubly true, for men that spend their entire careers in the discipline did not see the housing bubble coming (The Austrian School did though…).…

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In Pursuit of Virtue (02-11-11 Edition)

I have never liked “Things Worth Discussing.” It’s so boring. So I thought of a new title, one that goes with the theme of the blog.Virtue through knowledge, of course… I post these summaries of information because your brain is the most important thing you own. How valuable is it? Some people think it has…

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Things Worth Discussing – 02/07/11 Edition

Mostly economics today – Lew Rockwell-related especially… Ron Paul has assembled his panel for inquiry concerning the Fed, and means to ask why, after trillions of dollars spent, unemployment is so high… Heritage recently published 50 examples of government waste. Of course, I immediately thought “But private industry wastes too!” The difference is that the…

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Things Worth Discussing – 01-22-11 Edition

Woke up laughing this morning, but can’t remember the dream. Today must be a good day. Here are some notables I have mined out of my 300 bookmarks this week. I have long been a fan of Dr. Walter E. Williams. In today’s WSJ, he was the feature of a column called State Against Blacks…

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