A Good Place to Start: Government Can’t “Fix” the Economy

Post-election task #1: educate the American people on the proper role of the President in “fixing the economy.” As this story suggests, many Americans just don’t get it: When it comes to priorities, many polls suggest Americans want President-elect Barack Obama to fix the economy first when he enters the Oval Office in a little […]

Walter Williams – Wackonomics

I’ve enjoyed Walter Williams’ insights over the years, and here’s another good one: Wackonomics, at Capitalism Magazine: For the U.S. Congress, news media, pundits and much of the American public, a lot of economic phenomena can be explained by what people want, human greed and what seems plausible. I’m going to name this branch of economic […]