William Poole, former President and CEO of the St. Louis Fed, shares his expert thoughts on QE3.
Speaking of QE3, George Selgin further elaborates his concerns in this response to Scott Sumner.
Speaking of which, my GMU Econ colleague Larry White asks, in this video, should we end the Fed?
David Henderson’s thoughts on Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” remark overlap somewhat with those of Julian Sanchez.
Jacob Sullum appropriately celebrates the late Thomas Szasz’s “uncompromising dedication to individual freedom and responsibility.”
Bjorn Lomborg tells a fracking good story! (People who are especially fearful of CO2 emissions should be especially happy with hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking.”) Mark Perry, of course, agrees (even if David Letterman does not).
Speaking of Mark Perry, he points us to this wonderful video, from 1978, of Milton Friedman discussing trade.
I strongly suspect that Alex Tabarrok is correct regarding the current state of patent protection.