Tag Archives: bailout

Free-Market Education

Mises.org has posted an excellent article on free-market education to their site.  I recommend that you go read it for yourself, but will give a short synopsis here.  A teacher in a San Diego high school decides to sell advertising … Continue reading

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Puppets of Bad Ideas

The book Pillars of Prosperity is a collection of speeches and essays by Ron Paul that lay out his “views of the proper role of government, namely that it should serve only to protect the life and property of its … Continue reading

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Bush to the Left of Hugo Chavez?

Reuters reports that Hugo Chavez, the socialist president of Venezuela, says that “Bush is to the left of me now.”  He gives the reason when he points out that President Bush, “announced he will buy shares in private banks.”  Hugo … Continue reading

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I Can’t Agree With Socialism

Ron Paul was on Fox Business on Tuesday after the President explained how the bailout of banks would be done.

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Wall Street Journal on Monday’s Market Rise

The Wall Street Journal has some interesting facts concerning Monday’s 11% gain in the market. The article, Dow Takes Giant Leap as Bailouts Snap Gloom, explains that this was the fifth biggest percent gain in the history of the Dow.  … Continue reading

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Intervention is the Problem

Economics in One Lesson is an excellent book by Henry Hazlitt that attempts to help people to correctly think through any economic situation. The one lesson is reduced to a single sentence on page 5 of the Mises edition: The … Continue reading

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Final Bailout Vote Tally

A list of congressmen who changed their votes between the first and second time is posted at the Campaign for Liberty. A full list of the votes can be found at the house website.  Gresham Barret, who I spoke positively … Continue reading

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How to Guarantee a Depression

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Senate Votes to Bailout Wallstreet

The senate voted to pass their version of the $700 billion bailout of the rich by the poor.  I wasn’t suprised to find that Lindsey Graham voted for it.  It is great to see that Jim DeMint is one South … Continue reading

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The Great Bank Robbery of 2008

Robert P. Murphy, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, has written new article on Mises.org explaining the bailout that failed yesterday and will probably be attempted again on Thursday in a slightly altered form. The conclusion of his … Continue reading

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