Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

American Colossus

“Gentleman, you have undertaken to cheat me.  I won’t sue you for the law takes too long.  I will ruin you.”   Cornelius Vanderbilt 1890. When Vanderbilt left America for business in South America, his business partners began exploiting his … Continue reading

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Grand Pursuit: Story Of Economic Genius

The love of central planning, esotericism and specialization dominate economics (political economy) like no other discipline.  How else to explain the likes of Paul Samuelson, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Joan Robinson and Irving Fischer.  The soft underbelly reveals a … Continue reading

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