Tag: economics

Theology

Ed Opitz, RIP

Edmund Opitz [OWEpitz] was for 37 years one of the senior staff members at the Foundation for Economic Education. He died on February 13, four days before his colleague at FEE, Paul Poirot, also died. Opitz was 92. Poirot was 90. Opitz was FEE’s resident theologian. He was an ordained Congregational minister. Earlier, he had been a Unitarian minister, but as he grew older, he grew more conservative.

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President's Blog

A Quote from Rand to Consider

I ran across this quote in an email on the Christian Libertarian Yahoo Group, and it struck me in a …

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Announcements

Christian Libertarian Blog Carnival – August 2009 Edition

I am regular contributor to the Christian Libertarian Blog Carnival, a monthly webzine of submissions from a variety of Christian …

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News

Ron Paul’s "End the Fed" Now Available!

I have ordered my copy and now await the arrival of End the Fed by Ron Paul, his exposition on …

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History

Virtually unknown pub "Faith & Freedom" now available on Mises.org

Hardly anyone has ever heard the old circular Faith & Freedom, originally published in the 1950s by the early libertarians …

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News

Paul Krugman: Stop Talking Please

If you have been following the news lately, you’ve likely heard a resurgence of the claim that Paul Krugman predicted …

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News

Happy 110th Birthday, Friedrich von Hayek

If Hayek were alive today, we would be celebrating his 110th birthday today.

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News

Obama’s First 100 Days: Madmen, Blunders, Death Defined

The score thus far: 100 days down, 1361 to go. Then we get another dictator. Greeeeeaaaat. :-/ I’d like to …

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Appearances

My ASC 2009 talk is now available!

The presentation that I gave at the Austrian Scholars Conference 2009 became available on Mises.org today. The title, as you may …

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Media

5 out of 5 Chewbacca’s Agree: Ron Paul is the Man

5 out of 5 Chewbacca’s Agree: Ron Paul is the Man.

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Economics

10 Things I Hate About Taxes #1: Lost Productivity

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Ten Things I Hate About Taxes

Ever wondered how much time and money are lost through federal tax returns? It actually is rather astounding even by conservative estimates. Let’s run the numbers in back-of-the-envelope style calculation.

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Appearances

Podcast: What Is Moral About Economic Freedom

Libertarian Christians could learn something from our Jewish friends if we would pay attention. I had never heard of Rabbi …

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Media

Peter Schiff at the Austrian Scholars Conference 2009

One of the highlights of the Austrian Scholars Conference last week was the Hazlitt Memorial Lecture, presented by Peter Schiff. …

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Book Reviews

“Economics in Christian Perspective” Book Review

LibertarianChristians.com is pleased to welcome Michael Douma as our next guest poster, reviewing “Economics in Christian Perspective: Theory, Policy, and Life Choices” by Victor Claar and Robin Klay.

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Announcements

ASC Day 3: Method and Politics and More!

First off, thanks to everyone who has been following the ASC via my blog and twitter updates. It has been …

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Announcements

ASC Day 2: Monetary Policy, Entrepreneurship, Security, and Constitutional Order

I don’t have the time to write a whole bunch because I need to prepare for my talk tomorrow. So, …

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Announcements

ASC Day 1: Author’s Forum and a Jewish Rabbi

The day began with coffee and bagels at the Mises Institute’s courtyard area. I met some nice people and caught …

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Announcements

Live Blogging the Austrian Scholars Conference 2009

Greetings, my libertarian Christian friends and others from all over the libertarian blogosphere! Starting Wednesday, I will be live blogging …

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News

Speedlinking Friday: Food for Thought

I am hard at work doing research at the lab and finalizing my Austrian Scholars Conference presentation and paper, so …

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Libertarianism

My Journey Through Liberty

I’d like to describe some of the elements of my religious heritage, personal history, and intellectual development that have brought me thus far. If you are reading this and are unsure of whether or not libertarianism is compatible with the Christian faith, well, this is how I got this way and I hope it explains what it means to me, personally, to be a libertarian and a Christian.

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Media

Speedlinking Friday: Meltdown, Kindle, Putin, and Lincoln

You need to watch this video of Thomas Woods on the Glenn Beck show. If only Beck would have been …

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Book Reviews

“Meltdown!” Book Review

Thomas Woods’s newest book Meltdown has officially hit the bookstores today, and I hope you will seriously consider picking up …

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Media

Speedlinking Friday

First off, congrats to Baroness_Fel for writing the 100th comment on LCC (and on the 50th post, no less), in …

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News

New Site: Libertarian Papers

Just launched today: Libertarian Papers, an online peer-reviewed journal freely available to all! It looks fantastic. The editors come from …

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Economics

5 Predictions for 2009

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” ~Niels Bohr I know as well as anyone that the future is …

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News

GW’s Presidential Review

Over at The Humble Libertarian, Sir Messamore has put together an excellent post-mortem of the last eight years of accomplishments …

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Announcements

Austrian Scholars Conference 2009

I love economics. I know, it’s a little weird, but it’s the truth. Turns out I will be going to …

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