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At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
"At CPAC, the Future Looks Libertarian," read a dispatch on Time magazine's website. "CPAC: Rand Paul's Big Moment," proclaimed the Week magazine. Meanwhile, the New York Times headlined its story about the annual conservative political action...
PALO ALTO -- Forget building a startup. Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija want to build a startup colony. And they want to put it in the Pacific Ocean –- out of the reach of restrictive U.S. immigration laws they say keep high-skilled immigrants...
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96. Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
Opinion L.A.There's a line that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney must know well, the one about the vast difference between campaigning and governing. He's in ''campaigning'' mode now. In a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday, the Republican...
Lanny Ebenstein wants you to vote to kneecap the state's public workers unions by banning their right to collective bargaining. Other measures scrambling to qualify for the November 2012 ballot would drop the hammer specifically on public employees'...
Money & CompanyThe growing bookshelf of volumes on the financial crisis have tended to focus on the last decade and the various elements that gave rise to the subprime mortgage meltdown. Jeff Madrick, a former economics columnist for the New York Times,......
Opinion L.A.Texas Gov. Rick Perry was asked a question he evidently has no business answering, which probably means he has no business running for president....
Opinion L.A.Echoing Texas' two Republican presidential candidates, Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Ron Paul, the top four Republicans in Congress have written a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke telling him to keep his hands off the money supply. The authors'...
Top of the TicketKABC AM talk-show host writes from behind-the-scenes at the recent CPAC convention....
Top of the TicketFull text of his introductory speech to the state party convention....
Opinion L.A.It's not clear what precipitated this convergence, but the opinion pages of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and the Washington Post all devoted space last weekend to op-eds ruminating on contemporary conservatism. For those who missed this odd...
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