George Selgin explains how the Fed helped to fuel the housing bubble that burst in 2008 . (Scott Sumner offers here  his thoughts on George’s case.)
‘The Koch Brothers are up to no-good again!’ is how some people on the political left bizarrely interpret Charles and David Koch using their – the Kochs’ – money to lobby against government policies that would swell the Kochs’ companies’ bottom-lines .
John Tamny explains that the best way to ‘redistribute’ golfer Jordan Spieth’s wealth is to let him keep it  (or, rather, to let him – not the state – spend and invest it as he, Spieth, sees fit). Ludwig Lachmann would agree .
Pointing us to a fine Forbes essay by Wayne Crews, Alberto Mingardi ponders the EU’s antitrust investigation of Google . (Antitrust’s history and practice in the U.S. reveals unmistakably that antitrust ‘policy’ has from the beginning been a cleverly camouflaged platform for rent-seekers to thwart competition .)