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Clifford F. Thies

Works Published inReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Mises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Chair of Free Enterprise at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.

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The Making Up of a President

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

08/05/2010Mises Daily Articles
It is because the liberal elite believe that, without a massive government, the economy would collapse to zero.
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The Economics of Depression Scrip

Booms and BustsThe FedMoney and BanksMonetary Theory

06/30/2010Mises Daily Articles
Instead of addressing the Depression though the proven expedient of private-bank-issued scrip, the Roosevelt administration's plan involved suspension of the gold standard, followed by devaluation and the abrogation of the gold clause, cartelization of the banks of the country, the National...
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Excuse Me, Madam Secretary

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and BanksOther Schools of Thought

06/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
Oh, one last thing. Brazil doesn't have the highest ratio of tax revenue to GDP in the western hemisphere. Cuba does.
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Aristophanes on Inflation

The FedGlobal EconomyInterventionismMonetary Theory

12/09/2009Mises Daily Articles
Let us send a delegation to Hades to resurrect Ludwig von Mises, Thomas Jefferson, John Locke, and Aristotle to replace the corrupt, debased politicians we now have.
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Science or Nonscience?

The EnvironmentInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

12/01/2009Mises Daily Articles
"The computer models that incorporate the greenhouse-gas theory are being massively contradicted by current readings."
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