By Robert Higgs | Friday January 28, 2011 at 8:26 PM PDT | 33 Comments
Texas A&M University, which is a more or less legitimate institution of higher education, harbors something called The Bush School of Government and Public Service. Don’t laugh; it’s true. Today, one of my Facebook friends posted a publicity photo, which I take to be part of the school’s efforts either to attract students or...
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Tags: Defense, Education, Imperialism, Iraq, Military, Morality, Peace, Power, Presidential Power, The State, Uncategorized, War
By Mary Theroux | at 6:05 AM PDT | 1 Comment
In a poll of business executives following Tuesday’s State of the Union speech, the Wall Street Journal finds most remain skeptical of President Obama’s new, business-friendly rhetoric, and confirmed that his policies to date account for the continued economic malaise. As encapsulated by Anthony Guzzi, CEO of Emcor Group Inc., a construction and facilities-services...
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Tags: American History, Austrian School of Economics, Bailouts, Budget and Tax Policy, Business, Corporatism, Economics, Employment, Free Market, Government subsidies, Great Depression, Labor, Politics, Propaganda, Regulation, Unemployment, Welfare