Daily Archives: July 30, 2012

Ron Paul’s End the Fed 1

I started Ron Paul’s End the Fed, which is about the Federal Reserve.  According to Ron Paul, a big reason that a national bank and (later) the Federal Reserve were established was so that money could be pumped into the … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Economics, Political Philosophy, Politics

Stimulus, Welfare, and Sacrifice

For my write-up today on Helmut Koester’s History, Culture, and Religion of the Hellenistic Age, I’ll talk about economic policy.  I have three items. 1.  On page 329, Koester talks about imperial Roman attempts to end exploitation, to bring economic … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Greco-Roman, History, Political Philosophy | 1 Comment