Hayek Vs Keynes

Just ran across links to a couple of my favorite economics videos. A little background … Hayek was a free market economist of the Austrian school and Keynes an interventionist. Their biggest argument was about the causes of business cycles and of the Depression in particular. So without further ado, here you go … Report […]

Politicians – Yuck!!!

John Stossel, in today’s column, reminded me of a quote from economist Walter Williams that I particularly resonated with so I thought I’d share it today … “I respect ordinary thieves more than I respect politicians. Ordinary thieves take my money without pretense. (They don’t) insult my intelligence by proclaiming that they’ll use the money […]

Thoughts For The Day

Obama took an unplanned trip to Afghanistan for …? Did he do anything there other than to try to make news? How many millions, if not tens of millions of dollars did it cost to make the morale boosting trip? Who was he trying to boost? The troops or himself and therefore his party? ****************************************************************** […]

Do Electric Cars Really Help The Environment?

Like many other environmental saviors, the electric car is supposed to be a great way to help produce less CO2 and cause less pollution. However the facts of the matter turn out to be quite different when you look at the total lifetime costs in both CO2 and air pollution. In this video by Bjorn […]