Monthly Archives: November 2013

Who is Really in Charge of Economic Results?

Last Monday, the Wall Street Journal published a letter from Professor Donald J. Boudreaux of George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.  The professor was commenting on an op-ed column written by economist Alan Blinder in the Journal a few day … Continue reading

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Differences in Pontificators, Opinionators, and Plumbers

Perhaps my favorite syndicated columnist is Robert J. Samuelson.  He writes primarily about economic issues.  He rarely mentions politicians or political parties by name.  His writing is addressed at problem definition and analysis of various alternative courses of future action.  … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on CHIRP (Culture, History, interacting with Religion and Politics)

At the end of the last post I mentioned that Max Weber – a German sociologist and encomiast – who in his book The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, gave much of the credit for the rise of free market economies in the West … Continue reading

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