Category Archives: America

AMERICA’S WEIMAR MOMENT

What is happening in Wisconsin, California, New Jersey, Illinois, et al — and in Washington, D.C. — should remind educated people of nothing less that the economic crisis of Weimar Germany, when governments captured by public sector workers and the … Continue reading

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DEMS VS TEA PARTY = KEYNES VS HAYEK — SAYS PBS NEWSHOUR

PBS’s Paul Solman on the midterm elections.

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HAYEK FAN TO CHAIR HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Forty year old Congressman Paul Ryan is set to lead the House Budget Committee when the GOP takes control in January.

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OFF TO CONGRESS — JUSTIN AMASH CRUSHES OPPONENT IN MICHIGAN

Hayek fan and tea-party favorite Justin Amash wins Michigan-3 in a landslide.  Amash is 30 years old, holds a B.A. in economics from the U. of Michigan, and a law degree from the same university.

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On The Road Again

Richard Ebeling looks at the race toward serfdom in America in the wake of the Bush / Obama train wreck.

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america=fail: A Must Read on America’s Future

From Robert Samuelson: In theory, expanding public welfare could offset eroding private welfare. President Obama’s health-care proposal reflects that logic. The trouble is that the public sector also faces enormous cost pressures, driven by an aging population and rising health … Continue reading

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