Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Bank of Japan – Ringing in the Endgame? by Pater Tenebrarum

‘It is the Keynesian mantra: the fact that the policies recommended by Keynesians and monetarists, i.e., deficit spending and money printing, routinely fail to bring about the desired results is not seen as proof that they simply don’t work. It … Continue reading

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New therapy halts progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice

I have mentioned previously that I hesitate to post information about mouse model stage medical research due to the low probability of eventual successful human therapies. However, every so often I do so if such research appears to be very … Continue reading

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FDA Decides To Kill Thousands Of Innocent Teenage Boys by Francis Menton

‘In a post back in September, I had this to say about the FDA: The FDA would gladly see half of the American people die while they consider and reconsider for years approving some drug, in order to establish the … Continue reading

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Has Keynesian Economics Finally Jumped the Shark? by Dan Mitchell

‘If everyone has a cross to bear in life, mine is the perplexing durability of Keynesian economics. I thought the idea was dead when Keynesians incorrectly said you couldn’t have simultaneously rising inflation and unemployment like we saw in the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Why New Jersey should abolish the state income tax by Murray Sabrin

‘NEW JERSEY’S motto, “Liberty and Prosperity,” was adopted in 1777, a year after the colonists declared their independence. Although the state motto implies that New Jersey would be a free and independent state, the truth of the matter is that … Continue reading

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How States Got Away with Sterilizing 60,000 Americans: The story of Carrie Buck, John Bell, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. by Trevor Burrus

“How States Got Away with Sterilizing 60,000 Americans: The story of Carrie Buck, John Bell, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.” shows the state as it really is. Might makes right and a vehicle for psychopaths are the realities of the … Continue reading

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How the Drug War Hurts Development by Jeffrey A. Miron

‘Even the most dedicated opponent of drug prohibition might not guess that this policy harms economic development. Yet claims in a recent WSJ story, combined with research on the relation between banking and development, suggests just such an impact. The … Continue reading

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