Hypocrisy Has a Field Day

Apr. 12, 2017 by

Hello new reader! If you enjoyed our content so far, we encourage you to join the debate today by subscribing here.The first victim in war, the old saying goes, is

The Failing New York Times

Apr. 9, 2017 by

Trump is an ass, but that doesn’t mean that his attacks on the biased media are always wrong.  The New York Times has recently come out with a howler so

Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

Apr. 6, 2017 by

I recently had dinner with an old friend from the Left.  She was rightfully incensed about the religious Right.  What she fails to see, however, is the lunacy of the

The Trumpcare Fiasco and Other Short Takes

Apr. 3, 2017 by

I have just returned from a lengthy trip to Nevada, California (where I attended a conference organized by the libertarian Reason magazine – more below), and Hawaii.  After fighting back

The Decline of the American Middle and Lower Class

Mar. 14, 2017 by

This essay was written for a job opportunity that no longer interests me. However, I decided to post it since a lot of work and thought was put into it.

The Tao of Economics

Mar. 6, 2017 by

John Cochrane, the libertarian economist from the Hoover Institution at Stanford, has recently commented on a blog posting from Russ Roberts, one of his colleagues.[1]  Roberts’ post argues that economists

A Fruitful Comment

Feb. 27, 2017 by

Sometimes I receive comments that are so good, and produce such a useful exchange, that I like to bring them to the attention of all of my readers.  (It also

College: Capital or Signal?

Feb. 25, 2017 by

I know that it sounds weird but I think I am becoming a Bryan Caplan fanboy. Caplan is the George Mason University economist who has appeared before in this blog,

Trump: Over His Skis On Asset Forfeiture

Feb. 22, 2017 by

Sam Harris once said, in essence, that he would rather have a randomly selected person as president, as horrifying a prospect as that may be, than Donald Trump.  Harris reasoned

“The Myth of the Rational Voter” by Bryan Caplan

Feb. 4, 2017 by

Careful readers will note that the book named in the title of this post, written by the libertarian economist from George Mason University, has already been mentioned twice in this