+ “[Politicians are] men who, at some time or other, have compromised with their honour, either by swallowing their convictions or by whooping for what they believe to be untrue . . . Vanity remains to him, but not pride.” – H.L. Mencken + People need to be fed, medicated, educated, clothed, and sheltered, and…Details
Lew Rockwell, in his usual clear writing style, makes some heavy hits against Keynesianism: It should be obvious to everyone but the most dedicated adherent of Keynesianism that the stimulus did not accomplish its end. The combination of outright spending by Congress, the desperate schemes to reflate the housing market, the attempt to transfuse bleeding…Details
At first glance, many things look clearly black or white, wrong or right. The more you know about the world, the grayer things become. But the more you know about economics, the more likely you are to believe the opposite of what conventional reason tells you. John Stossel recently filmed a segment on just this…Details
On time, a topic oft-ignored by economists:
Why do talking heads always sound like such asshats when they disagree with someone? Can’t the all-powerful media hire more composed and logical thinkers than this?:
Ron Paul 2012! Even reeeeeally liberal liberals are voting for him!