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The Key Word in “Democratic Socialism” is “Socialism”

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute August 9, 2018   The Key Word in “Democratic Socialism” is “Socialism”   The recent New York Democratic primary upset in which self-described “democratic socialist” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, age 28, defeated the high-ranking Congressman Joe Crowley is another example of socialism being pushed front-and-center into modern American politics. As usual, the pundits […]

The Key Word in “Democratic Socialism” is “Socialism”

PC and the Bureaucratization of the Economy

PC and the Bureaucratization of the Economy

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute July 12, 2018   PC and the Bureaucratization of the Economy   The recent incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks in which police arrested two black men who were waiting for a friend to join them has stirred a lot of controversy and brought bad publicity to the coffee chain. Facingdemonstrations accusing […]


Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute November 14, 2017   Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok   It is hard to know where to begin regarding the charges against Paul Manafort, the former campaign director for Donald Trump’s successful presidential bid, but having read the indictments and knowing some background about both the case and the investigation, I […]

Federal Prosecutors Are Running Amok

Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed

Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute October 18, 2017   Krugman and the “Heroic” Fed   Once an avid reader of Paul Krugman’s New York Times twice-weekly columns, I admit to rarely even glancing at his work now, since I know that anything he writes is going to have the theme of “Trump evil, Democrats good” each time, and […]


Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 13, 2017   Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights   It would seem that most people on the planet have seen the viral video of Alex Wubbels, the nurse at the University of Utah Medical Center, being arrested by police officer Jeff Payne because she insisted on […]

Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute February 6, 2017   After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?   Nearly four decades ago, political pundits were shocked as voters turned away President Jimmy Carter and voted in Ronald Reagan, who promised to bring fundamental change to Washington and the indwelling political establishment. At the time, unemployment […]


Charles Schumer and the “Dog-Whistle” Democrats

By William L. Anderson LewRockwell.com January 16, 2017   Charles Schumer and the “Dog-Whistle” Democrats     In a recent interview with Rachel Maddow on the MSNBC network, Sen. Charles Schumer, who is the Minority Leader in the U.S. Senate, recently hinted darkly that the federal intelligence agencies could decide to harm Donald Trump. He […]

Charles Schumer and the “Dog-Whistle” Democrats

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 27, 2016   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other abuses […]


The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

By William L. Anderson Mises.org June 13, 2016   The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke   Writer Neal Gabler recently “confessed” his “secret shame” in an Atlantic Monthly article on how a huge percentage of middle-class Americans are living beyond their means, existing paycheck-to-paycheck, and are mired in personal debt. He writes: I never spoke about […]

The Keynesian Blessing: Americans Are Broke

The Coming Corporate “Crime Wave”

By William L. Anderson Mises.org October 1, 2015   The Coming Corporate “Crime Wave”   In a recent appearance before Congress, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates declared that the US Department of Justice is going to ratchet up its prosecution of individuals employed in corporations as part of a larger push against “white collar crime.” […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises.org September 22, 2015   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other […]


Capture Theory: Republicans, Democrats, and the Triumph of Totalitarianism in America

By William L. Anderson LewRockwell.com August 27, 2015   Capture Theory: Republicans, Democrats, and the Triumph of Totalitarianism in America     Scott S. Powell, a fellow of the Discovery Institute, has written an excellent essay on how the radicals of the hard left have captured the Democratic Party. As one whose working colleagues mostly […]