Week in Review: September 16, 2017
As Ron Paul once wrote, "politicians who compromise and seek bipartisanship are the most dangerous among the entire crew in Washington." This week Trump began making his Clinton-esque pivot toward being such a president, making deals with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on the debt ceiling and immigration. Along with the neocon's victories over foreign policy realists and Trump's embrace of an activist Fed, any hopes of draining the swamp are long dead.
Luckily, however, nullification is still alive and well.
On Mises Weekends, Jeff is joined by former Harvard Crimson and Bills linebacker Jake Lindsey. Fresh off a pre-season tryout and looking to continue a career in the NFL, Jake joins Jeff for a candid interview about his two passions, football and Austrian economics.
- With a Central Bank, Bank "Deregulation" Can Be a Bad Thing by Frank Shostak
- Why Natural Disasters Are Worse For Poor Countries by Ryan McMaken
- Don't Trust Government To Protect Your Privacy by Caleb Fuller
- The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists by Ryan McMaken
- Janet Reno, American Saint by James Bovard
- Human Action, Mises's Masterpiece by Henry Hazlitt
- The Space Race Is Now "Privatized" — But You're Still Paying for It by George Ford Smith
- Think Gentrification Is Bad? The Opposite Is Worse by Ryan McMaken
- A Bad Trip: The US Government and LSD by Chris Calton
- Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose by Hunter Lewis
- Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar? by Daniel Lacalle
- Is Forced Military Service Good for the Economy? by Ryan McMaken
- H.L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian by Murray Rothbard
- Maine Is Nullifying Federal Regulations that Cripple Local Farmers by Chris Calton
- How Much Policing Do We Really Need? by Tate Fegley
- What If Every Person Paid an Equal Share of the Military Budget by Ryan McMaken
- What We Lost on September 11th by Jeff Deist
- Ludwig von Mises and the Real Meaning of Liberalism by Richard M. Ebeling
- Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights by William L. Anderson
- Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling by Ron Paul
- Rule by Experts? by Peter G. Klein
- Stanley Fischer's Well-Timed Fed Exit by Brendan Brown
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