August 2012

  • The Market and Uncertainty

    by Sheldon Richman

    Relying on the mass media for accurate economic analysis is like relying on a mobile home for shelter from a tornado. It’s a rather bad idea. Two items in the news demonstrate this beyond a shadow of a doubt: JPMorg... Read More

  • The Federal Wetlands War, Part 2

    by James Bovard

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 [To be posted] In August 1993, the Clinton administration announced a new policy that tightened the federal noose over private lands. The White House Office on Environmental Policy (echoi... Read More

  • Keynesians, Austrians, and the Continuing Economic Depression, Part 3

    by William L. Anderson

    Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Shortly after Barack Obama took office in 2009, he requested new spending of $800 billion to help “stimulate” the economy, and given that the Democrats controlled the Whi... Read More

  • Citizens United and the First Amendment

    by Laurence M. Vance

    As we move closer to another presidential election, the Supreme Court case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission will be brought up with increasing frequency. Decided by a vote of 5-4 on January 21, 2010, it was one ... Read More

  • Book Review: Roosevelt and World War II

    by George Leef

    FDR Goes to War by Burton W. Folsom Jr. and Anita Folsom (Threshold Editions, 2011); 386 pages.  Hillsdale College history professor Burton Folsom and his wife, Anita, have given us ... Read More