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Volume 27, Issue 12: March 19, 2024

Editorial Board, Orange County Register
“Gas prices at the pump are rising again. But should you blame Big Oil, as Gov. Gavin Newsom does? A new study finds the real culprit is California’s own government.” Orange County Register cites our most recent California Golden Fleece! READ MORE »

K. Lloyd Billingsley (The Beacon)
SCOTUS had better get Murthy v. Missouri right (arguments were on Monday), or the next generation of Anthony Faucis will again inflict enormous damage on children, the elderly, the middle class, the working class, and the poor. The stakes are high. READ MORE »

Randall G. Holcombe (The Beacon)
Inflation has subsided more than expected—but far less rapidly than Pres. Biden and Fed. Chair Jerome Powell said it would. And prices for daily things people must buy are still sky high, and they will not be coming down. That will matter in the months ahead. READ MORE »

Some Political Economy of Monetary Rules
The Independent Review, Winter 2016/17

Richard K. Vedder (Minding the Campus)
Clearly, universities need some adult supervision—public confidence is waning, enrollments have fallen, free-speech diversity has deteriorated, and unethical, often illegal behavior occurs daily. Where are the governing boards?? READ MORE »

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