Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mises on “bad taste”

“What characterizes capitalism is not the bad taste of the crowds, but the fact that these crowds, made prosperous by capitalism, became consumers of literatureof course, of trashy literature. The book market is flooded by a downpour of trivial fiction … Continue reading

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“How anybody expects a man to stay in business with every two-bit wowser in the country claiming a veto over what we can say and can’t say and what we can show and what we can’t show — it’s enough … Continue reading

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Mises on both parties….

“Full government control of all activities of the individual is virtually the goal of both national parties.” Ludwig von Mises (yes, valid for Democrats and Republicans, Populars and Socialists, laborists and conservatives, etc.)

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A “green” bailout

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Why comunism does not work

Elementary, my dear! “If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization.” Ludwig von Mises

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Benjamin Franklin on Liberty

Americans remember Benjamin Franklin as one of our founding fathers. And well they should, as he was not just our most famous citizen at our country’s birth, he was a central part of that birth. As a member of the … Continue reading

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La race forte

Following all the jokes about Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidential campaign, now it comes the “second round”.  This one is regarding the possible diversion of part of the votes received by the Front National (the French national socialist party) to Sarkozy. From … Continue reading

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