Thursday, December 12, 2013

Thursday Update: Rep. Steve Stockman's primary challenge to John Cornyn rocks the GOP; The firing of Paul Teller threatens to ignite a new Civil War in the House GOP; Alejandro Chafuen writes Pope Francis does not call for a socialized economy; Michael Tanner in the NY Post calls Obamacare a medicaid time bomb; Ralph Benko says the big story of 2016 will be about amending the Constitution; Jon Decker praises Copernicus's Essay on Money

Politics and Government

Rep. Steve Stockman's primary challenge to John Cornyn rocks the GOP.

Kevin Brady's chief of staff, supply side hero Doug Centilli surprise files to run for seat being vacated by Stockman.

Chairman Scalise's firing of Paul Teller as executive director of the Republican Study Committee threatens a new round in the GOP civil war.

From, Alejandro Chafuen writes Pope Francis does not call for the socialization of the economic system.

On, John Tamny says Sorry Henry Blodget, but the rich do create nearly every job.

From, Ralph Benko writes the big story of 2016 will not be who replaces Obama, but whether the activists using Article V will amend the Constitution to rein in a power drunk Washington

Monetary Reform

From, Jon Decker praises Laissez Faire Books' new translation of Copernicus's Essay on Money, available at Laissez Faire Books 

On TGSN, James Dorn announces the publication of “Money, Markets, and Government: The Next 30 Years.”

On TGSN, Ralph Benko explains how the south Sea Bubble of 1720 is relevant today.

On The Kudlow Report, Larry Kudlow says taper is our friend


On, Brian Domitrovic calls for President Obama to stop raising taxes on the poor.


In The NY Post, Michael Tanner calls Obamacare a Medicaid time bomb.

In International Liberty, Dan Mitchell argues Ryan-Murray budget deal replaces real spending restraint with budget gimmicks and back-door tax hikes. 


  1. Finally! Boehner cut his strings and is a real live man. It couldn't have been at a better time as there needs to be a clearing of the air of the teabagger stink well ahead of the 2014 elections.

  2. Why criticize the tea party- can you blame them for being concerned with our national debt topping $17 trillion and over 100% of our total GDP?