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Month: August 2011
Cronyism at DoD? No…

“The military’s personnel chief is under fire from Pentagon whistleblowers who have charged Clifford Stanley with incompetence, extravagant spending, cronyism and “tyrannical” management.”

Is The Need for Stimulus “Undeniable”?

Is The Need for Stimulus “Undeniable”?—As Robert Schiller Says A recent article by the best known Keynesian economist at Yale, Robert Schiller, begins this way: “[A] … fact… about our current economic situation… can no longer be denied: our economy is...

Keynesian Econ vs. Regular Econ

The gist of this fine article is in the last six paragraphs. Please keep Barro’s argument in mind when you read the next post on Robert Schiller’s arguments in favor of what?—yes, you guessed it, stimulus.

Is there a conspiracy against Ron Paul?

For the record I did not pick the above headline. The editor of the Culpeper Star-Exponent did. Regardless the attached column is my most widely shared in ever in social media and I have decided to post it here with a link...

Bernanke a Moderate?

David Leonhardt, economic writer for the New York Times and soon to be Washinton Bureau Chief, argues that Ben Bernanke is a monetary “moderate”.

Which Side Are Supply Siders On?

This is a rare and fascinating interview with economist Robert A Mundell, the founder of supply side economics. It reinforces the point we made in an earlier post that supply siders often support massive government money printing and big government in general.

The Founders and Sound Money

This is an excellent article which contains quotes from the US founding fathers about the importance of sound money, the opposite of what we get from Ben Bernanke’s Fed under our current system of crony capitalism.