Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday round up: Lehrman on the US/China currency link; Hutchison rebuts Keynesianism; Kadlec rebuts Buffett.

From The American Spectator, Lew Lehrman explains how the dollar reserve-currency system has turned China into a US colony and fostered debt and inflation (h/t: TGSN).

At Asia Times, Martin Hutchison provides an important rebuttal of Keynesian spending stimulus.

On Forbes, Charles Kadlec explains that soak-the-rich tax policy hurts the middle and lower class.

From the archives, Jude Wanniski discusses the media and supply-side economics:

In The WSJ, Ernest S. Christian and Gary A. Robbins critique the Value Added Tax as a path to bigger government.

At The American Spectator, Peter Ferrara sees inflation hastening the economy’s spiral into crisis.

From First Trust, Brian Wesbury and Robert Stein argue the European crisis will not damage the US significantly.

In The Washington Times, Richard Rahn advocates cost-benefit analysis of regulations.

From Asia Times, Davild Goldman suggests China be allowed to purchase 49% of Bank of America.

At The National Interest, Barry Eichengreen critiques the arguments for a gold standard (h/t: Bruce Bartlett).

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