By Aaron Tao | Thursday February 12, 2015 at 6:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on Apocalypse Not: The Legacy of Julian Simon
“The ultimate resource is people—especially skilled, spirited, and hopeful young people endowed with liberty—who will exert their wills and imaginations for their own benefit and inevitably benefit the rest of us as well.”—Julian Simon February 12 marks the birthday of the late economist Julian Simon (1932–1998). On this special occasion, I wish to bring...
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By Jonathan Bean | Sunday July 25, 2010 at 9:32 AM PDT | 2 Comments
Back in February 2008, I satirized George W. Bush’s $150 billion stimulus checks in “The Power of Numbers: Simplify! Simplify! I broke down the costs of Big Government for a family of four and showed how pitifully small $150 billion was in comparison to the $5 trillion then spent by local, state and federal governments....
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Tags: Bailouts, birth rate, Budget and Tax Policy, deficit, Economics, Family, Keynes, Obama, population, Social Security