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REVIEW: "Impulsion" by James Buchanan


The on-again, off-again relationship between Bishop and Russ is in it’s off-again stage but the mustang within Bishop desperately needs to be reined in and the only trainer who can do that is his Cowboy, Russ. 511 more words

3.5 Stars

"The Democratic Convention of 1860"

The Democratic Convention of 1860

It’s very early and Barak Obama still has two years let in his term, but the presidential hopefuls are already working behind the scenes–and in some cases the bright light of day–to position themselves for the 2016 election. 684 more words

Constitutions are brakes, not accelerators

Much of constitutional design is about checks and balances. This division of power slows the impassioned majority down.

Constitutional constraints are basically messages from the past to the present that you must think really hard, and go through extra hurdles before you do certain things. 156 more words

Classical Liberalism

Johnson - pre Presidency

When he was in the U.S. House, he voted against the Smithsonian, against expanding the U.S. Patent Office, against federal spending for improved roads and railroads. 196 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Founder of Public Choice Theory Passes Away

The great economist Gordon Tullock passed away yesterday at the age of 92. Along with his longtime collaborator, Nobel Prize winner James Buchanan, Tullock was one of the founders of public choice theory, the application of economic models to the study of politics. 1,174 more words

Leadership In Economics