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John Stossel is a great consumer advocate!  Tune in tomorrow night to see why [2].

The Cato Institute will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dwight Eisenhower’s “military-industrial complex” warning [3].

Boston Herald columnist Michael Graham offers some facts about today’s taxes [4].

And here’s my colleague (and EconLog’s) Bryan Caplan on Bob Murphy on the recent tax deal [5].

Matt Ridley elaborates on Steve Landsburg’s criticism of Paul Krugman’s claim that protectionism can’t cause a depression depressed (and depressing) economic conditions. [6] (I’ve updated the entry because I realize that what Steve Landsburg and Matt Ridley are talking about is depressing economic conditions, not necessarily underemployment equilibrium [or disequilibrium].  Unemployment might be near-zero in a dark-ages economy, but it’s still damnably depressing.)