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Tag: Don Boudreaux
  • What Liberty Really Is

    Don Boudreaux reflects on what individual liberty is all about, including the liberties to: • To choose to work at whatever wages we can negotiate, even if these are below some stipulated “minimum wage” • To choose to install in our homes and places of business toilet-tanks of whatever size we’re willing to pay for …

  • The Obameter: Tracking Obama’s Campaign Promises

    The St. Petersburg Times has made a list of some 500 campaign promises made by Mr. Obama throughout his run for the presidency.  To date, he has kept five promises, compromised on one, stalled on one, and has fourteen in the works.  None have been broken so far, but it’s early days yet. Nonetheless, if past presidents’ performance …

  • Irresponsible Irony

    Don Boudreaux links on Café Hayek to a letter of his which was published by the Business and Media Institute.  He argues that the calls for responsibility which resounded throughout Obama’s inauguration speech are belied by his intentions to continue to spend recklessly to “stimulate” the economy. “Remember,” Boudreaux cautions, “that what [the government is] …