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George Ford Smith

Tags U.S. HistoryMonetary Theory

Works Published inMises Daily ArticleThe Free Market

A former computer programmer who wrote both mainframe and PC applications, Smith now spends his time between raising his grandson and writing.

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Inflation Inferno I

Booms and BustsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
Governments and bankers hate gold because its supply cannot be inflated on command.
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How an Economy Grows

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and CultureEntrepreneurship

11/02/2010Mises Daily Articles
Other elementary texts will continue to be effective in conveying economic basics, but Peter Schiff and his brother, Andrew Schiff, have a story to tell, an extension of a tale first developed by their father, Irwin Schiff. There's nothing quite like a story to get people turning the pages.
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Bad Monetary Policy Is Redundant

Booms and BustsThe FedInterventionismMonetary Theory

09/03/2010Mises Daily Articles
"Through Fed monetary policy, the dollar is cheapened to produce an economy on steroids that eventually breaks down."
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Thomas Paine, Liberty's Hated Torchbearer

BiographiesLegal SystemMedia and CultureU.S. History

06/08/2010Mises Daily Articles
"His widely published 'Letter to Washington' described the party of Hamilton as 'disguised traitors' who were 'rushing as fast as they could venture, without awakening the jealousy of America, into all the vices and corruptions of the British Government'."
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By the Way, Free Markets Are Free

Booms and BustsInterventionismMonetary TheoryOther Schools of Thought

01/29/2010Mises Daily Articles
Maybe letting the market fix what government broke isn't an option they can bring themselves to embrace, even if it's the only way out.
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