Brad DeLong mocks Steve Horwitz here for suggesting that the stimulus didn’t create jobs. . . .
David Leonhardt writes in the New York Times: Just look at the outside evaluations of the stimulus. . . .
Krugman and DeLong have been attacking Mankiw and Meltzer for mocking the “jobs saved” metric of the Obama Administration. . . .
The roots of conservatism go back to philosophers of the 17 and 18th centuries, such as John Locke, David Hume, and Adam Smith...
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
If a CEO issued the kind of distorted figures put out by politicians and scientists, he'd wind up in prison. . . .
The Nobel economist says the health-care bill will cause serious damage, but that the American people can be trusted to vote for limited government in November. . . .