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Tag: The Austrian Economists
  • “With all due respect Mr.President, that is not true.”

    So say some 200 economists in response to Obama’s January 9th assertion that “There is no disagreement that we need action by our government, a recovery plan that will help to jumpstart the economy.”  The economists took out a full page advert in several prominent news sources to take a stand against the “stimulus” bill …

  • Getting a Jump on Hypocrisy

    Washington has long since been hallmarked by hypocrisy, and Obama is only beginning to really get in on the action.  As Peter Boettke noted two days ago on The Austrian Economists blog, The Inauguration is expected to be the most expensive one we have ever had – four times more expensive in some estimates. This …

  • 5 Useful Sites…

    …that I’ve referenced and/or enjoyed increasingly over the last year as my obsession with politics has ever increased.  Some of these I’ve referenced in earlier posts, and some I haven’t, but either way if you’re not familiar with them, they’re definitely worth checking out. 1. The Ron Paul Library: This is an archive of Dr. …

  • Homeopathic Economics

    GMU economist Peter Boettke countered the idea that increased government involvement in the economy will be a change in course on The Austrian Economists blog yesterday.  “Fiscal policy has been irresponsible for at least two generations,” he argues, and “monetary policy has been loose in an effort to minimize the short term pain of adjustment.”  …