Monthly Archives: November 2010
Here’s Maui News staff reporter Harry Eager: “[NEWSWEEK reporter Michael Hirsh] does not mention the “Austrians,” such as Friedrich Hayek, who predicted that Europe (and by implication, the United States) were on a “road to serfdom” if New Deal-ish policies … Continue reading
Quotable: The real question one needs to ask is whether someone who is drug dependent can withdraw from the drug without pain. Yes, giving the patient more drugs temporarily delay the withdrawal pains, but you are curing the symptoms, not … Continue reading
Today’s b*llsh*tter is Andrew Sullivan. Why is it b*llsh*t? Because Hayek’s views on “social insurance” and medical welfare became more sophisticated, more market-oriented, and more libertarian every decade after the publication of his popular “Serfdom” tract. And because Hayek came … Continue reading
On the “obscurity” of F. A. Hayek. Tonight. In this cage match, Zernike would be the intellectual equivalent of the midget wrestler.
PBS’s Paul Solman on the midterm elections.
Forty year old Congressman Paul Ryan is set to lead the House Budget Committee when the GOP takes control in January.