Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sabbatical Day 42

Read additional essays by supply siders Larry Kudlow, Stephen Moore and Art Laffer.  I will have much to write about their economic views during the 1990s and during the housing boom.  Spent some time with my student research assistants who … Continue reading






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Is Bitcoin Safe?

My essay about bitcoin.  






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The Stench Inside The Fed

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Minimum Wage Massacre: Wendy’s Unleashes 1,000 Robots To Counter Higher Labor Costs

“In yet another awkwardly rational response to government intervention in deciding what’s “fair”, the blowback from minimum wage demanding fast food workers has struck again. Wendy’s plans to install self-ordering kiosks in 1,000 of its stores – 16% of its … Continue reading






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On Military and Spending, It’s Trump Versus Trump

“It can be a challenge to follow the pronouncements of President Trump, as he often seems to change his position on any number of items from week to week, or from day to day, or even from minute to minute. … Continue reading






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New Ebook Available

I am pleased to inform you that the social entrepreneurship ebook is posted on the Sabrin Center site.  I hope the essays will have an impact on the national dialogue about the best way to provide social services in communities throughout … Continue reading






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Jerome Tuccille, Libertarian Author and Trump Biographer, Dies at 79 – The New York Times

Jerry was funny, witty and a great writer.  He was one of the leaders in early days of the modern libertarian movement. I met Jerry when he was the Libertarian nominee for governor in 1974.  We immediately became friends.  He will be missed … Continue reading






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Economic Globalization Is Not Political Globalization

“Globalization has fallen into disrepute. More and more people are rejecting it outright as unfair and as a source of all sorts of evil — including economic crises and migration.” Source: Economic Globalization Is Not Political Globalization






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The Seasonal Republican Welfare Program

The welfare program all the political elites love.  “The period from about the last week in February to the end of March is like a second Christmas season for some businesses. It is the time when millions of Americans receive their … Continue reading






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Come to Your Sensei

What the world really needs.   Source: Come to Your Sensei






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US stock market not in bubble territory, billionaire investor Warren Buffett says

“Billionaire investor Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday that U.S. stock prices are on the cheap side with interest rates are current levels.” Source: US stock market not in bubble territory, billionaire investor Warren Buffett says






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Trump Seeks Sharp Increases In Military Spending, “Drastic Cuts” To State Department, EPA

“As part of his proposed budget, President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and “drastic cuts” to domestic agencies such as … Continue reading






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David Stockman Issues a Warning






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Sabbatical Day 40

Spent an hour on Julie Briggs’ Political Roundtable from 11am-12pm.  We discussed Trump’s policies and several New Jersey issues.  Wrote a letter to the Record about Sen. Pou’s “fair school funding” essay.   






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Sweden Is Sliding Into Chaos — and the Media Is Applauding

“Sweden has been dominating the news since Donald Trump mentioned the troubled Scandinavian country during a rally on Saturday in Florida. Trump mentioned Sweden while speaking about the massive transformations various European countries have undergone as a result of the … Continue reading






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