A theme has stretched itself across some of my usual hangouts. Fascism. Of course, it brings to mind Nazism, and that is why we automatically reject it. But there are better reasons, when the issues are laid bare. Here is the scoop, from a few different angles, and in order of best to not-as-best-but-still-great… America’s…Details
A top-down approach to “exporting democracy,” “building an economy,” or “restoring freedom” can never work, especially if it is done as an outsider (ahem..the US…). Your lecture of the week this week discusses just that – the economics of rebuilding a country and why it never works out as we hope it will… Copyrighted under…Details
The facts: #1 When you total up all compensation (including health care and benefits), the average income for a federal worker in the Washington D.C. area last year was $126,369.#2 In 2005, 7420 federal workers were making $150,000 or more per year. In 2010, a whopping 82,034 federal workers were making $150,000 or more per…Details
Here is the essential reason I rail against the Federal Reserve on a regular basis. If you want to understand the seminal foundation for Austrian economics, here is your chance. Ron Paul published a basic version of Austrian Business Cycle Theory (ABCT) today in the Wall Street Journal, which is a theory that very capably…Details
Is social justice the thing for you? Become a libertarian!:
I can’t say that I am in the group of “cool” libertarians he outlines in the video, as I think government-driven social justice is inconsistent, but this is a step in the right direction!