A must-read end-of-the-week Linkfest, in the midst of a critical national debate: American Thinker’s Randall Hoven strikes again, this time with a less controversial and heavily fact-laden piece – reviewing some of the abundant evidence that economic freedom promotes economic growth and the failed history of massive government so-called “stimulus” projects. It’s a worthy read.
(If the article above triggers your curiosity and interest, and you live in Colorado, then I also strongly recommend you take a look at signing up for the Free People, Free Markets class.)
Along the same lines, the Wall Street Journal has been a great place to stay informed. Earlier this week the Journal featured a terrific, hard-hitting piece by economists Harold Cole and Lee Ohanian titled “How Government Prolonged the Depression”.
Rossputin – a must-read during these days – also brings our attention to three other new excellent Journal pieces:
- Freedom Works chairman Dick Armey on why the Keynesian economic approach will fail
- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn on the pork-laden, debt-inducing nature of the current bill before Congress
- Columnist Dan Henninger on why Republicans must resist the socialism and pork to regain their lost brand
Still not convinced? Still need more? Over at National Review Online, Stephen Spruiell and Kevin Williamson identify “50 of the most outrageous items in the stimulus package” (H/T Bruce McQuain).