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Boudreaux On Speculators

This is an fantastic rant from Dr. Boudreaux. Enjoy, it’s a classic. Speculators Storm Safeway!: Have you noticed the enormous increase in greedy speculation in the northeast over the past two days? It’s quite something! In advance of hurricane Sandy, consumers are…

Boudreaux on Inflation

Some good thoughts from Dr. Boudreaux on inflation. Deflating arguments for inflation – TribLIVE: First, empowering a monetary authority to debase money for good causes is to empower it to debase money for bad causes. Discretionary monetary policy necessarily rests…

A Few Random Links …

Public shaming of dogs Our favorite “forgotten tech”—from BeOS to Zip Drives Dr. Boudreaux with a legendary smack-down Koji Nakaya’s Aerial Tokyo Photoessay: Macau, part one – Ming Thein Sunbeam Alpine – Beachwood Canyon, CA Walmart again helps out the…

Boudreaux Makes Two Points Re: Social Security

Two points on Social Security. A wonder and brief letter. While the first point is of course a slam-dunk, I really like the second. It’s far too often ignored, imho. Congress’s Untrustworthy Sticky Fingers and Social Security: Second, while Congress’s…

It’s Getting A Bit Drafty In Here

Collectivists of all stripes, from right to left seem to love the idea of a military draft. While we can almost expect this from the political right, it’s sad to see from the political left. Milton Friedman famously opposed it.…

Dr. Boudreaux Explains Money vs. Wealth

A must-read column. Definitely click-through and read it all, it’s brief. Economics, Money & Wealth – TribLIVE: We economists get a lot of attention at cocktail parties. We do so by explaining that more sex can lead to safer sex,…