If you aren’t familiar with the Austrian School of Economics, Fredrich Hayek, Ron Paul, Murray Rothbard, Thomas E. Woods, Jr., or Ludwig von Mises, go to the Mises Institute and acquant yourself with the materials there. But also, know that the site is for intermediate to advanced economic readers. If you don’t know anything about…Details
Dr. Tom Sowell has it right – people love patronizing the poor or underrepresented:
This deserves its own post.
Here are my favorite economists, talking about the political scene: Walter E. Williams on Private vs. Public property x 2: Tommy Sowell on Left vs. Right: Milton Friedman on Socialism vs. Communism: Milton on “incentives for immoral behavior”: I swear to the Good Lord I could listen to Friedman talk forever. RIP. Copyrighted under Creative…Details
(the best escape I could envision) I ran across this the other day on Wikipedia, and found it fascinating: In some jurisdictions, such as most U.S. states, escape from jail or prison is a criminal offense. In Virginia, for instance, the punishment for escape depends on whether the offender escaped by using force or violence…Details
Tom Sowell had a great column this week about the current administration’s spending policies and how foolish they are: Rumors of Congressional Democrats privately expressing disapproval of the Obama administration’s actions and policies have been given more credence by such things as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s public criticism of White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. But…Details
Here are some things I have found of late while surfing around the interwebs… Religion: Dinesh D’Souza has been appointed the prez of King’s College in NY. Perfect opportunity in my opinion for the Catholics to do something for the evangelicals. Mark Shea (of course) talks about the spirit versus the letter of the law…Details