It is time for a political party which mixes conservatism and conservation.
Category Archives: Liberty
Can Republicans Stomach the Idea of Free Money?
Since I left the Libertarian Party a decade ago, I have reverted to a more pragmatic and utilitarian vision of liberty, more Milton Friedman and less Murray Rothbard. Way back when I was in high school I was impressed with Friedman’s Negative Income Tax. Today, I want to simplify the idea and have a flat …
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A New Series on Criminal Justice
Oops! I forgot to announce it on this What’s New blog: I have started a new series on the main site on criminal justice. Besides the first page of the series, I now have one on the economics of crime, and one on criminal psychology; i.e., I go a bit beyond economics in modeling criminal behavior. …
Tips on Balancing the Federal Budget
For all ye Ron Paul fans who want to abolish the Federal Reserve System and go back to a gold standard, I have sad news for you: the federal budget needs to be balanced first. And not just balanced now and then. It needs to be balances on average. That means surpluses during good years …
Who I Side With
I just took the I Side With Quiz. According to the quiz, I side the most with… John McAfee!? This election season grows weirder and weirder. (Don’t take this as an official endorsement. Temperament and experience counts. And I didn’t bother to weight the issues when I took the quiz.)