Monthly Archives: August 2012

Niall Ferguson Is My Hero

Niall Ferguson’s recent Newsweek piece, which convincingly and dispassionately argues why the country ought not re-elect Barack Obama, has really irritated the liberal cognescenti. So much so, that progressive patron saint Paul Krugman took time from his summer vacation to … Continue reading

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Writers of the Future Contest 1Q29 and 2Q29 Update

Back in December, I posted an article on the Writers of the Future Contest, and ultimately reported my Honorable Mention for 1Q29. Since then, the contest has gone on to report the overall contest winners for 1Q12 (aka 1Q29) and … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (July 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Honoring Milton Friedman

July 31st would have been free market economist Milton Friedman’s one-hundredth birthday. I have posted the following videos in his honor. These videos not only include Friedman’s eloquent defense of free market principles, but also they illustrate the truism that … Continue reading

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