Tag Archives: WSJ

The Ideological Drive Animating Policy Convictions Of F.O.M.C.

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is responsible for setting macroeconomic policy trends in consultation with its chairman.  Why is this significant?  Keynesian thought has overt socialist underpinnings that work at odds with market based trends.  The classic case is … Continue reading

Posted in Economics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Daniel Henninger WSJ & Yeats

I’ve always enjoyed listening to Daniel Henninger from the Wall St. Journal, a protege of Robert Bartley, he’s a familiar voice on John Batchelor’s NYC late night talk radio show.  His latest editorial is titled ‘Obama to World:  Drop Dead’. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , ,

Leszek Balcerowicz: Adam Smith Meets Karol Wojtyla

Matthew Kaminski interviewed a Polish intellectual recently, a man who has few peers.  His name is Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced Lay-zek Bal-zero-witz).  What he has to say is significant for it points the way toward recognizing how Keynesian thought is a … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Tocqueville, Charles Mackay's Delusions & Mania's, Conservatism, Economics, Money, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment