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Tag: Doug French
  • Economist: Obama’s Affordable College Plan Will Backfire

    An economist at a leading libertarian think tank argues President Barack Obama and Congress’ recently successful effort to keep interest rates for college loans artificially low will eventually increase overall tuition costs and hurt higher education’s longterm health in many ways. Dr. Mark Thornton, an economist at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, said in an …

  • A Leap of Faith from the Bunning Affair

    Yes, bear with me on this one.  First I want to give Bunning some credit.  If you don’t know what’s going on, he is halting the Senate essentially (although they could vote today regardless of his objection) on a 30 day extension for jobless benefits funds. He’s getting a lot of heat because he just …