Monthly Archives: March 2016

War w/China, Obamacare Progress Report, et al: FREE-MARKET GEMS

Economics is Simple . . . David Gordon of Mises reviews John Tamny’s new book Popular Economics. Its thesis is simple: that maximizing productivity comes one way — entrepreneurs willing to take great risks for the chance at great profits. … Continue reading

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A New Internet, the Homeschool Nuisance: FREE-MARKET GEMS

A New Kind of Country (8:00) . . . Nick Gillespie of ReasonTV talks with the crown prince of Liechtenstein, a country that is affluent, low-tax, free-trade, and immigrant friendly. It’s also tiny, and that may be a key for … Continue reading

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Housecalls, SCOTUS, and Loving Kids: FREE-MARKET GEMS

Praise for Savers . . . The so-called “glut of savings” is not a bar to financial stability, says C. Jay Engel of Mises, it’s the means. Uber Medicine? (2:00) . . . Thanks to the sharing economy’s latest innovation, … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and other pirates: FREE-MARKET GEMS

You, Sir, are no Ron Paul . . . Comparisons of Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul begin with their both running counter-establishment, insurgent campaigns.¬†They end there too. Debate at the U (7:00) . . . UCLA Law professor and blogger … Continue reading

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Flint’s H2O and other FREE-MARKET GEMS

Flint’s H2O . . . Did libertarian-leaning, free-market policy cause this latest public safety debacle? Yes, if you listen to progressive David Brodwin of U.S. News and World Report, and if you don’t require that evidence back assertions, and if … Continue reading

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