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Greetings from Obamaland...Oops, I Mean Greece

As much as I condemn American politicians for bad policy, things could be worse.

We could be Greek citizens, which would be very depressing. Indeed, you’ll understand why I put Obamaland in the title after you read today’s column. 962 more words

Fiscal Policy

The Multi-Faceted Farce of Obamacare

I spoke yesterday to the Memphis Economics Club about America’s looming fiscal crisis, and I did my usual song-and-dance routine about potential Greek-style chaos in the absence of… 750 more words


Drone Flights (Illegal?)

A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. 269 more words

Underdog win: the art of saying we need u too

I want to help the underdog win. The underdogs problem is that they view the world from the angle of their own understanding. They lack diversity of thought therefore they lose the ability to be objective. 801 more words

A Good Perspective on Market Failures

I thought I should share this with everyone, just in case you are working on policy matters that involve some aspect of economics.

“Assume that a number of people are engaged in a productive ¬†activity–say, listening to a lecture.

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Equal Rights vs Special Privileges

Equal Rights vs. Special Privileges. March 12, 2014

First published in The Daily Bell

One of the major evils of the welfare state in libertarian eyes is… 1,644 more words


Can Government Help Workers by Making Them More Expensive?

I wish there was a magic wand that somebody could wave and all of us would have more money. Or maybe Santa Claus could play that role, … 594 more words