By Robert Higgs | Saturday November 28, 2009 at 6:26 PM PST | 27 Comments
Ben Bernanke is taking no chances. With his confirmation hearing for continuation as chairman of the Federal Reserve System only days away, he has written an op-ed for publication in Sunday’s Washington Post. We may interpret this article as a preemptive attack on his congressional critics, some of whom will no doubt take the...
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By David J. Theroux | at 3:03 PM PST | 10 Comments
With the Climategate revelations, momentum is definitely building against the credibility of the climate doomsday mongering, but will it be enough to derail the juggernaut for global warming statism? As the Wall Street Journal has noted in its November 27th editorial, “Rigging a Climate ‘Consensus’”: The furor over these documents is not about tone,...
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