Monday, September 07, 2009

Why Is Capitalism So Unpopular?

"The academics envision a grand world, where Great Men fight Great Wars, periodically inventing Great Things or developing Great Ideas. Instead, the market provides us with incremental processes, which expend enormous piles of resources, in a quest to make better Triscuits. It is hardly the stuff of high drama, to say nothing of Great History."
Here is the link to the entire article by Art Carden, who is an assistant professor of economics and business at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and an adjunct fellow with the Oakland, California–based Independent Institute. He was a summer research fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in 2003 and a visiting research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research in June, 2008.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Republican Voters Say GOP Reps in Congress Still Out of Touch

Rasmussen poll: "Seventy-four percent (74%) of Republican voters say their party's representatives in Congress have lost touch with GOP voters nationwide over the past several years." (Sept. 1, 2009)