Richard Rahn explains some deleterious effects of Uncle Sam’s greedy hand  (with apologies to Amity Shlaes ) on foreign investment – and, hence, on the creation of capital – in the United States.
Will Wilkinson weighs in on Michael Lind’s bad argument against libertarianism.  As does Ron Bailey . (HT Matt Welch, who weighs in on E.J. Dionne’s bizarre hip-hip-hooray for Lind’s essay .) Oh, and also Roderick Long weighs in here .
Steve Landsburg finds good reason to be even more horrified by the deceitfulness and partisan, political grandstanding of some U.S. Senators and prominent pundits . And here’s Bob Murphy’s reaction to the episode .
For all of you profit-lusting greedy capitalists hoping to make a killing by exploiting the inexplicable failure of all other profit-lusting greedy capitalists to make a killing by buying something unquestionably worth X but currently selling at a price of X/1.3 (or X/1.2, or X/1.4, or whatever – some price lower than X), this video from the Independent Women’s Forum has some discouraging news for you . (Mark Steckbeck’s information for you greedy capitalists looking for an obvious, easy-to-make buck is no more encouraging .)