Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Wednesday round up: Moore and Kudlow applaud the Ryan plan; Bernanke opposes the gold standard; Domitrovic rebuts Romer on supply-side economics.

US Rep. Paul Ryan (WI) advocates his budget and tax plan:

In The WSJ, Stephen Moore applauds Ryan’s proposal.

On NRO, Larry Kudlow emphasizes the Ryan plan’s supply-side tax cuts.

Reuters reports Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke criticizing the gold standard.

The NY Sun responds to Bernanke.

On CNBC, Larry Kudlow discusses Mitt Romney and Bernanke’s remarks:

In Forbes, Brian Domitrovic rebuts Christina Romer’s critique of supply-side economics.

On Bloomberg, Robert Mundell advocates greater US fiscal discipline.

At Fitsnews, Ralph Benko reports South Carolina’s consideration of gold and silver as legal tender.

From First Trust, Brian Wesbury highlights the Fed’s move away from QE3.

At a press conference, US Rep. Eric Cantor (VA) announces the House Small Business Tax Cut Act to provide a tax deduction equal to 20% of their active business income.

Rush Limbaugh applauds Mitt Romney’s more pugnacious economic message but wonders if he means it (h/t: Jerry Bowyer).

From Business Insider, Joe Weisenthal argues the eurozone’s problems stem from the euro’s similarity to the gold standard. He fails to consider that under an international gold standard, the euro would not be pushed so high by the low dollar.

On Forbes, John Tamny suggests the blockbuster Hunger Games book and film is an anti-government parable.

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