Monthly Archives: February 2016

Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20160229

“Possibly I have wasted too many words in proving a truth so obvious that no thinking man unskilled in science would ever doubt it. Every child knows that a piece of capital, say a hammer, must be produced if it is to … Continue reading

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War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing by Tom Engelhardt

‘It may be hard to believe now, but in 1970 the protest song “War,” sung by Edwin Starr, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. That was at the height of the Vietnam antiwar movement and the song, … Continue reading

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The Tom Woods Show: Episode 602 – The Insane U.S. Policy in Syria

‘Try to follow the convoluted U.S. policy in Syria as my guest, Scott Horton, describes it. I dare you. It makes no sense, and it’s obviously making the situation worse. Here’s the analysis you won’t hear in any GOP debate.‘ … Continue reading

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From the Tenth Amendment Center: Iowa Senate Passes Right to Try Act Rejecting Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients 50-0

Some more good news from the Tenth Amendment Center. ‘An Iowa bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients unanimously passed the Senate today. The … Continue reading

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From Investor’s Business Daily: Is Puerto Rico Bankrupt Or Just Unwilling To Reform?

‘Two of the biggest questions surrounding the debate about Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic crises are whether there should be a fiscal control board to oversee a restructuring of the commonwealth’s finances, as was done previously with New York and … Continue reading

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A Weekly Dose of Hazlitt: Ten-Year Miracle

“Ten-Year Miracle” is the title of Henry Hazlitt’s Newsweek column from November 10, 1958. Here, Hazlitt relates his observations of Germany’s post World War 2 economic recovery. There is an unfortunate feature of Hazlitt’s view of inflation at the end … Continue reading

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From SENS Research Foundation: Question of the Month #13: How Can Thymic Regeneration Combat Age-Related Autoimmunity?

‘Q: You’ve explained the rejuvenation biotechnologies that will be required to restore the aging immune system’s ability to fight off infection via ablating dysfunctional T-cell clones and tissue engineering new thymus gland grafts. But what can be done to prevent … Continue reading

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