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SB202 Offers the Wrong Solutions to a Real ProblemMy reference to ideological imbalance refers to the creation of an artificial close-mindedness that stifles debate, isolates important perspectives and diminishes the richness of a college education.View archives
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|February 18, 2024
|NATO Has Secured Our Peace and Prosperity The wars of the 20th century were economic disasters of historic proportion.
|November 12, 2023
|Defend Democracies on This Veteran’s DayOur Constitution offers the highest form of a liberal democracy.
|July 2, 2023
|July 4th and American-Style ConservatismA true American conservative cannot believe that government should promote that faith, or treat those of other faiths differently.
|January 29, 2023
|The 2023 ForecastThe reason for worry about a recession is the Federal Reserve’s response to high inflation.
|September 25, 2022
|Two economic lessons from the Russo-Ukrainian WarOne lesson is about public spending on services, the other about free trade.
|February 27, 2022
|The Cost of Russian WarStopping tyrants is less costly done early on.
|August 2, 2015
|The Chinese Bubble Is Only the BeginningEconomic growth can come from technology advances, increased productivity, or an increase in human or financial capital.
|July 12, 2015
|Hazards to Our Recovery: China, Greece and TimeWith 84 months of (often sluggish) expansion, roadblocks lie ahead.
|June 7, 2015
|Hoosiers Should Fret About GreeceA Greek bankruptcy would lead to tough times for the EU and likely the US.
|November 30, 2014
|Worries During the Forecasting SeasonAt this rate, our standard of living will double in 80 years.
|September 28, 2014
|Deflation WorriesA deflationary world is one where consumers and business have too little money to chase too many goods.
|July 2, 2012
|US Job Market and the EU CrisisOne need not have done well in math to appreciate that the creation of 150,000 new jobs per month is insufficient to budge the unemployment rate.
|December 26, 2011
|Dear Santa: A Letter from an EconomistLast year you brought me coal, this year could you fill my pickup truck with gasoline instead?