Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on August 25, 2010

in Country Problems, Frenetic Fiddling, Inventive intervention, Politics, Stimulus, Taxes, The Economy, Video, War

Bob Higgs looks at the yield curve for corporate bonds and finds quite reasonably hypothesizes that, much as in the 1930s, the economy today is sorely afflicted by “regime uncertainty.”

Here’s a new book that I’m especially eager to read: Empire and Liberty, by Richard Immerman.

During a recent appearance on Judge Andrew Napolitano’s Fox Business Network show FreedomWatch, guest Nancy Skinner poked fun at me for arguing in favor of divided government and the resulting greater likelihood of gridlock.  Mark Perry offers some evidence that divided government is good.  And the Denver Post‘s David Harsanyi argues similarly.

Here’s my latest column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; it’s on my passion for writing letters-to-the-editor.

Former Cleveland Fed President Jerry Jordan shares his (well-grounded) skepticism of “stimulus” spending in this 4-plus-minute-long video.

Paul Krugman will not like the message of this one-and-a-half-minute-long video from my friend Clay Broga.

And here’s Nicole Gelinas on “stimulus” spending and NYC’s MTA.

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