Monthly Archives: September 2008

I will rout you out!

If George W. Bush, John McCain, or Barack Obama had any honesty and integrity, they would approach the current banking malady in much the same way that President Andrew Jackson did. In discussing the Bank Renewal bill with a delegation … Continue reading

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Stupid populism at work

Watching this financial crisis unfold, we are seeing lots of stories like this showing misdirected anger. I call this “stupid populism.” It’s egged on by supposed populist (but actually leftist) politicians like our U.S. Senator, Sherrod Brown. It’s this idea … Continue reading

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America’s Counterfeiter

It was the singular achievement of Murray Rothbard’s America’s Great Depression to have demonstrated that the Great Depression was a crisis manufactured and prolonged by the attempts to stop an inevitable downturn. The policy response — creating more money, propping … Continue reading

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Partings

I took her hand in mine, and we went out of the ruined place; and, as the morning mists had risen long ago when I first left the forge, so, the evening mists were rising now, and in all the … Continue reading

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What punishment means to Barack Obama

I missed this the first time through; from 3/31/08.

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