When you care about freedom, there are a lot of areas where politicians of both sides are two sides of the same coin.
Source: On Trade, Both Trump and Warren Get a Fail
September 2019 marks 70 years since the appearance of Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, one of the truly great “classics” of modern economics. Too often a “classic” means a famous book considered to have made important contributions to some field of study and that is reverentially referred to but is unfortunately rarely ever read any-more. In economics, Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations is a typical example of such a work. Every economist and a good number Continue Reading
Source: Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action: Marking 70 Years of Continuing Relevance – The Future of Freedom Foundation
Policy analyst and former Gov. Christie chief of staff says Murphy’s rose-colored view of the state’s economy isn’t exactly accurate
Source: N.J.’s economic reality vs. Gov. Murphy’s rhetoric
New York Fed President John Williams said in a speech Wednesday that sluggish inflation is one of the central bank’s most pressing issues
Source: NY Fed President John Williams says low inflation is ‘the problem of this era’
Low inflation is better than accelerating inflation. But prices, in a free market economy, should be falling. The Fed inflating is distorting prices. It is the 1920s all over again.
How different are libertarians from liberals and conservatives? Quite different. In a response to my recent article, “Authoritarian Busybodies,” an astute reader writes: Liberals tend to think that libertarians are conservatives. Conservatives tend to think that libertarians are liberals. Libertarians tend to think that liberals and conservatives are equally authoritarians. I have heard something similar to this before, but never gave it much thought. I think that there is a lot of truth in it even if it cannot be taken as a general rule. For example, when libertarians talk about the free market, limited government, free trade, and fewer … Continue reading →
Source: The Libertarian Difference – LewRockwell
A new study has discovered that we are far more dependent on America’s great debt creation machine than most of us would have ever dared to imagine. Today, debt is involved in most of our
Source: Study Discovers That If The Debt Machine Was Turned Off, The U.S. Would Immediately Plunge Into A Horrifying Depression
Journalists and pundits regularly refer to U.S. defense spending as greater than the next seven or eight countries. Nonsense! U.S. defense spending when correctly tabulated exceeds the defense spending of the rest of the global community. Current defense spending is greater than $1 trillion and the bipartisan support for U.S defense spending assures continued increases. Many of the largest spenders on defense, moreover, are our treaty allies. More
Source: The Great Cost and Myth of U.S. Defense Spending – CounterPunch.org
Both Republicans and Democrats are responsible for the fiscal disaster New Jersey is in.
Source: N.J. ‘In Worse Shape’ Than Any Other State, Senate Boss Says – Bloomberg