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@friedrichhayek April 1st, 2011:
There he goes again — Paul Krugman calls Hayek “the Automaton from the planet Trantor” Funnyman Paul Krugman belittles economist Hayek as “living dead” leader of “Seltzer Water” economists: http://bit.ly/fndz9G ignorant #PaulKrugman – falsely accuses Hayek of suggesting public work projects caused Canadian banking collapse of 1933 keep it classy, Paul . . . → Read More: APRIL FOOLS TWITTERS @friedrichhayek …
Larry Elliott, economics editor of the Guardian, takes a look at the economics profession and sees a professoriate detached from reality and incapable of fielding an “Fantasy Football” team of living All-Stars to fill out a modern “TEAM KEYNES” or contemporary “TEAM HAYEK”. You’ll find a bit of Elliott’s case quoted below. But I’m not . . . → Read More: fun: Who’s On Your All-Hayekian Fantasy Economics Team?
You can see what a “Taking Hayek Seriously” twitter looks like here. If you have a Twitter account, please consider “following” the Taking Hayek Seriously blog.
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Here are preliminary results for the “The Top Hayekian Intellectuals in America” poll:
Don Boudreaux 78 Thomas Sowell 77 Russ Roberts 64 Will Wilkinson 63 Robert Higgs 53 Ron Paul 52 Mario Rizzo 50 Peter Boettke 48 John Stossel 46 Steve Horwitz 42 Walter Williams 42 Israel Kirzner . . . → Read More: poll: The Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America — Preliminary Results
You’re telling me …
In Strasbourg, France, Barack Obama told the audience that he doesn’t know what the term for ‘wheeling and dealing’ is in “Austrian” — watch the video here.
Obama seems to have thought he was in Strasburg, Austria.
UPDATE: The question Obama is answering came from a reporter who identified herself as . . . → Read More: lol: “I Don’t Speak Austrian” — Barack Obama
This is a bull named ‘Inflation’ — named “Inflation” because the beast never stopped growing. There on the left is Nobel Prize winner Friedrich Hayek, who’s got Inflation by the balls. The picture was taken by Australian driller Ron Kitching after Mrs. Kitching objected to the idea of a picture of Hayek on top of . . . → Read More: photo: “Hayek’s Got Inflation by the Balls”
Josh Hendrickson asks, “Whose Moment is This?”