Some Links

by Don Boudreaux on June 3, 2010

in Environment, Nanny State, Stimulus, Taxes, The Crisis

Bob Higgs – in the current issue of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy – sees government power ratching upward.  And not to the good.  (By the way, this entire Spring 2010 issue of the HJLPP is outstanding.  Other contributors to it are Richard Epstein, Arnold Kling, Jon Macey, Jeff Miron, and Steve Moore & Tyler Grimm.)

The American Enterprise Institute’s Roger Bate comments on Pres. Obama’s Nobel Prize-winning skills at politically correct verbal vacuousness.

James Pethokoukis finds that Hillary Clinton’s talk of economics often taxes the patience of those with greater command of facts and economic understanding.

Speaking of tax burdens, don’t miss this chart from The Tax Foundation’s Scott Hodge.  (HT Greg Mankiw)

Rob Tracinksi waxes poetic about the free-lunch and dependency culture.

Finally, my Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy joined a debate at the New York Times on the retirement age.

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