Assorted Links (8/8/2010)

Here’s a list of articles that I have been reading lately:

Michael P. Fleischer: Why I’m Not Hiring –

“In The Wall Street Journal, Michael P. Fleischer writes that punishing tax rates discourage job creation by businesses.”

Book review: The Five-Year Party –

“Melanie Kirkpatrick reviews The Five-Year Party: How Colleges Have Given Up on Educating Your Child and What You Can Do About It.”

Economics One: The Ryan Roadmap versus the Road to Ruin

“There are alternative plans of course, but at the very least the facts shown in these charts demonstrate that the Ryan Roadmap is a big improvement over the road we are on now.”

Review & Outlook: The Taliban Method and the Brutal Murder of Aid Workers –

“A Wall Street Journal editorial says that the murder of 10 aid workers in Afghanistan reveals the brutal nature of our enemy.”

Canada, the Land of Smaller Government –

“In The Wall Street Journal, Jason Clemens says that Canada’s government for the last 20 years has cut taxes and spending. It is emerging out of the recession faster than the U.S.”

Gary Hubbell: The Redneck tree hugger |

“Barack Obama is the best thing that has happened to America in the last 100 years. Truly, he is the savior of America’s future. He is the best thing (read more)…”

Treasury Lover Bets on Disinflation –

“The investment thesis of loyal Treasury-debt buyer Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment Management cuts to the heart of an important question facing the global economy: Is inflation about to rise or will a chilling deflation take hold?”

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