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By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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How to Be a Great Business Leader

Business is a highly popular sector for many young people to go into and the pinnacle of this industry is to go on to become a successful business leader. In order to explore what it takes to become a successful More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Tired of conservative talk radio? Check out these great podcasts

While I work, I would listen to talk radio and during the day, conservative talk radio dominates. Image/pixabay However, how long can one listen to Sean Hannity drone on about the latest Republican talking points More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Stossel goes off the air, a major media loss

On Friday evening, the last episode of what I consider the most important news/commentary show on television airs, and it will be a huge loss for television viewers. Stossel John Stossel, the host of  the weekly More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Rand Paul: ‘Economic Freedom Zones would be the largest anti-poverty initiative since the War on Poverty’

U.S. Senator Rand Paul announced Monday plans for the Senate to vote this week on his legislation, known as the Economic Freedom Zones Act of 2015. The legislation, S.790, will be voted on as an amendment to H.R. More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Europe ‘harsh’ spending cuts: Fact or Fiction?

The European Commission’s data-gathering bureaucracy, Eurostat, has just published a new report on government finances for the region. And with Greece’s ongoing fiscal turmoil getting headlines, this Eurostat More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Puerto Rico: The Greece of the Caribbean

When I make speeches about fiscal policy, I oftentimes share a table showing the many nations that have made big progress by enforcing spending restraint over multi-year periods. Image/CIA I then ask audiences a More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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My favorite President: Warren G. Harding

I was watching the Fox News Channel talk show, The Five, on President’s Day, and after listening the very predictable favorites from the talk show cast, it made me sit down for a moment to think how I might More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Karl Pierson was a socialist or communist, but Denver Post edited the word out of coverage

One of the local papers altered the coverage of the shooting at Arapahoe High School which left one girl in a coma and the shooter dead. Senior Chris Davis, 18, told CNN that Karl Pierson was “a self-proclaimed More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, October 14th, 2013
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Ron Paul: Janet Yellen ‘might even end up being Ben Bernanke on steroids’

There was a lot of  glee by the markets over President Obama’s nomination of current Federal Reserve Vice Chair, Dr. Janet Yellen, to fill the shoes of outgoing Ben Bernanke, likely because they know that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Who would be your ‘Top Enemy of Freedom’ since 1968?

Who would call the top enemy of freedom since 1968? The list of potential candidates is unfortunately quite long if you think about it. In the 45th anniversary issue of the “Free Minds and Free Markets” More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Chutzpah Economics, more on government spending from Paul Krugman

It is nice to see that Paul Krugman learned his Yiddish as a young man, although I’m afraid that he is accusing the wrong people of having chutzpah. You see, when an economist claims that the causeof economic More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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The Fairy Tale of Our Time, ‘massive consumer spending is what fuels an economy’

Paul Krugman is nothing if not consistent. Once again, we are told that Kenneth Rogoff is the main reason that our economy is not roaring along like boom times, and that massive consumer spending is what fuels More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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All Hail the Debt Fairy! All Hail the Inflation Fairy!

In September 2008, if it had not been obvious before, it had become abundantly clear since that the borrow-and-spend party has been over for nearly five years, yet Paul Krugman is becoming even more shrill about More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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Paul Krugman hates money, especially the Bitcoin

I used to think that Paul Krugman just misunderstood money, but now I realize that he really hates the stuff. Hates it. His recent blog post on Adam Smith and Bitcoin pretty much says it all: There have been many More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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Keynsians gone wild, understanding the spending, borrowing and printing of money as keys to a strong economy

When it comes to debating the whole issue of extending the boom via money printing and borrowing or allowing the malinvested assets to be liquidated or changed to other, more profitable uses, Paul Krugman has become More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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That Fax Machine Must Have Had Some Kind of Impact, Paul Krugman views of the economy

It seems that Paul Krugman’s past statements continue to crop up. His 2003 call for Alan Greenspan to create a housing bubble certainly has dogged him, but something he wrote in 1998 exposes even more of his More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Tax Increases are saving California, now start High Speed Rail, the ultimate leftist pipedream

For many years, I have written that Paul Krugman is not so much an economist as he is a political operative, but I was wrong. He is not just a political operative, but also is just another leftist who believes that More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Paul Krugman offers Cyprus solution ‘Seize Property and Print Money’

In answer to the “What would you do about Cyprus if you were dictator?” question, Paul Krugman has shared his Nobel-level of economic intelligence with the rest of us, and it comes down to two actions: More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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The Federal Deficit is a Symtom, Not the Disease

Member of Congress are infamous for attacking symptoms of a problem instead of going straight to the heart of the disease, and the current “discussion” on the massive federal deficits are yet another More...


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