Featuring George Mason economist Chris Coyne.
Including heart-shaped mittens for two pictured above, more here.
There’s more here at “14 Ways An Economist Says I Love You” with graphs and diagrams. HT: Mike LaFaive
Just how would President Obama’s tax hikes create jobs and boost growth? Just what is the economic theory at play here? Well, the U.S. Treasury does its best to explain in its annual “green book.” Here is the rationale for … read more
With America’s abundant supply of natural gas selling at close to historic-low levels, it seems natural that the next step would be to export it, and that’s exactly what’s starting to happen. A Wall Street Journal article today features one … read more
Followers of cancer-stricken strongman Hugo Chávez are stunned after nearly 3 million Venezuelans voted Sunday to select a unity candidate to compete in presidential elections scheduled for October. Venezuelan democrats are unified and optimistic today, but Chávez and his henchmen … read more
Last week I had a CD post on how the Fed’s zero interest rate policy has significantly reduced personal interest income and it generated a lively discussion. Robert Higgs had a related post last Friday titled “The Fed’s Immiseration of … read more
In today’s Examiner, Paul Taylor points out that President Obama’s “green jobs” plan isn’t working out quite the way they expected: U.S. House of Representatives investigations have revealed the failed green jobs initiative in President Obama’s ambitious environmental agenda. With … read more
Here’s pretty much all you need to know about Obamanomics: In 2011, the Obama White House suggested raising the top dividend tax rate to 20 percent from 15 percent. Keeping the dividend rate at a relatively low level, the White … read more
President Obama sent an annual budget request to Capitol Hill today that does little to reduce the deficit but dramatically cuts military spending anyway. Even though last year’s debt ceiling deal was supposedly agreed to in order to reduce America’s … read more