economy


That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con

By Against Crony Capitalism December 12, 2017   That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con     Word. It so is. Right now Dems are freaking out because their state income tax deduction is about to go away. But, but, but, I thought you wanted to raise taxes on the “rich”, Democrats. Oh, […]

That Democratic rhetoric about taxing the rich? It’s a con

Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment

By Christopher Westley Mises Institute December 7, 2017   Man, Economy, and Sexual Harassment   When reading about the curious case of Garrison Keillor, the public radio icon fired for what he considers an innocent misunderstanding—or was it payback for his defense of Senator Al Franken?—I noticed a line in a comments section about where today’s raging response to sexual harassment […]


Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

By Against Crony Capitalism November 18, 2017   Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats How many thousands died because the Food and Drug Administration refused to provide access to drugs that might have saved their lives?     (From The American Spectator)   It was early March 2001 when 21-year-old Abigail Burroughs was told by […]

Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

As the two quotes from the Federal Reserve’s website above reveal, the Fed has been given the responsibility by the Congress of the United States to essentially promote sustainable prosperity, stabilize prices and maximize employment.

The Fed’s Bubblenomics

By Murray Sabrin Mises Institute November 16, 2017   The Fed’s Bubblenomics     [The Following is adapted from a preface to a new report by Murray Sabrin, featured in his November 15 presentation, “Bubblenomics” at Ramapo College.] If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 million hits if you […]


Why America’s Retail Apocalypse Could Accelerate Even More In 2018

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog November 15, 2017   Why America’s Retail Apocalypse Could Accelerate Even More In 2018     Is the retail apocalypse in the United States about to go to a whole new level?  That is a frightening thing to consider, because the truth is that things are already quite bad.  […]

Why America’s Retail Apocalypse Could Accelerate Even More In 2018

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years

By Against Crony Capitalism November 15, 2017   Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years     Given the inefficiencies (and the general cronyism) in colleges today I can’t see how the system continues as it is for all that much longer. “College” is an industry that is primed for […]


Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2017   Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?       Apparently economic conservatives are simply just angry people. This is what a new study by University of Cincinnati professor Anthony Salerno and University of Manitoba professor Keri Kettle appears to claim. Stirring up anger makes people […]

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 2, 2017   Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill     It’s understandable that some feel this way. The “Millennials” have been given more without earning it than any generation in the history of this country. These are the kids of the youngest Baby Boomers, who were […]


Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

By C.Jay Engel Mises Institute November 1, 2017   Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy   There are many critics of the Fed’s recent money supply expansion, especially since 2008, whose chief criticism is that it will result in consumer price inflation. While proponents of the Austrian School agree that high […]

Price Inflation Is Not the Worst Part of Easy Money Policy

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism October 24, 2017   Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes     Corker just keeps whining. Corker is retiring largely because Trump won’t endorse the big government Republican for re-election. Without Trump’s OK Corker’s career ended. Now Corker’s pulling the “I’m a statesman” bit. He’s hurt and he […]


Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 23, 2017   Trump’s Fed Picks? More of the Same!   This week President Trump revealed his final five candidates for Federal Reserve chair. Disappointingly, but not surprisingly, all five have strong ties to the financial and political establishment. The leading candidates are former Federal Reserve governor and Morgan […]

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Can’t You See War On The Horizon?

Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts

By Greg Hunter USAWatchdog.com October 23, 2017   Looming Catastrophe Hanging Over Our Heads – Paul Craig Roberts     Former Assistant Treasury Secretary in the Reagan Administration, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, says the record highs you see in the stock markets are based on “phony profits” that come from global central banks “propping up” […]


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 […]

Krugman and the "Heroic" Fed