Tag Archives : Regulation


Don’t Assume What Is “Unseen” Doesn’t Exist

Source: https://mises.org By Gary Galles Don’t Assume What Is “Unseen” Doesn’t Exist   The use of the ceteris paribus, or “other things equal” assumption is an essential aspect of economic education. It is an important caveat that helps make sense of a complicated world by clarifying the incentive stories that comprise the core of economics. […]

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Judge refuses to drop N.J. gun charges against Phila. woman (She was beaten and robbed last year)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Judge refuses to drop N.J. gun charges against Phila. woman (She was beaten and robbed last year)     Why on earth is this woman now a potential felon? Gun issues are not our main concern here (though they are very important) but this situation deserves some attention.   (From Philly.com)   […]


Alan Greenspan: Still in the Dark

Source: http://mengercenter.org By Paul-Martin Foss   Alan Greenspan: Still in the Dark   Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is coming out with a new book this fall. The title of the book, “The Map and the Territory”, is as descriptive of the book’s subject material as Chairman Greenspan’s Congressional testimony always was of the […]

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The Ever-Tightening Noose of Airport Security 1

Source: http://mises.ca By Logan Albright The Ever-Tightening Noose of Airport Security   How afraid are you when you get on a plane? More importantly, how afraid should you be? Ever since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, fear of flying has been a constant presence in the western world. Immediately following the attacks, the […]


Peter Schiff ~ The Bond Trap

  Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff June 23, 2014   The Bond Trap   The American financial establishment has an incredible ability to celebrate the inconsequential while ignoring the vital. Last week, while the Wall Street Journal pondered how the Fed may set interest rates three to four years in the future (an exercise that David Stockman […]

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The Individual Versus the State

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com The Individual Versus the State   My last article, “Shame on Walmart,” evoked a spirited and healthy debate among readers.  In the broadest sense, the debate boiled down to free-market capitalism versus government intervention.  I say broadest sense, because many readers stated, either directly or indirectly, that the government […]


Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers

  Source: https://mises.org By J. Dayne Girard Everything Popular Is Wrong: Malinvestment and Consumers   “Everything popular is wrong” — Oscar Wilde’s famous quote can be supported by economic theory. One of the seemingly neglected aspects of malinvestment is the effect it has upon the popular perception of products, services, and lifestyles. Malinvestment, while misunderstood […]

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The FCC Issues its Proposal on Net Neutrality as Protesters Are Tossed from Hearing

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger May 16, 2014 The FCC Issues its Proposal on Net Neutrality as Protesters Are Tossed from Hearing   As spring unfolds here in the Northern Hemisphere, the future of the free and open Internet hangs in the balance. As such, I strongly believe everyone should have at least some […]


Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward 1

  Source: https://mises.org By Christopher Westley Ben Bernanke Gets His Reward   “Bernanke Enjoys the ‘Fruits of the Free Market,’” or so we’re told in a Reuters headline from March 4 about the former Fed chairman’s 40-minute speech in Abu Dhabi for which he received, ahem, $250,000. In the Reuters author’s defense, he was only […]

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“Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino “Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely     The big banks, which in 2008 nearly went belly-up because they were overleveraged and needed a taxpayer funded bailout in order to survive a reversal in the economic tide, are even bigger today. They pose […]