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“Republicans need to talk about fiscal issues and be serious about them”

Jonathan Bydlak was interviewed yesterday by MSN News reporter Eli Epstein regarding Karl Rove’s new Super PAC. Some excerpts below: Specifically, Bydlak criticized Rove and said that by favoring establishment Republicans over grassroots favorites, his new super PAC was missing the real issue: the economy. Bydlak cites two polls to explain why he feels reductions in […] Read More >>

Milton Friedman explains why Coalition to Reduce Spending exists

Milton Friedman was a great communicator of the ideas of limiting government. In this clip from a lecture in the early 1980s, Friedman explains how reducing government spending is the only way to address government debt. “Keep your eye on one thing and one thing only: how much government is spending…The real problem is to […] Read More >>

What about inflation?

We’ve asked before whether monetary policy is spending policy. It does, after all, change the value of the money that people have to spend. And monetary policy today is most often being used as a tool to stimulate the economy. We’ve also talked about low interest rates directly (including in our unpublished letter to the […] Read More >>