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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 5:53 pm
Nebraska Supreme Court comes to GISH - Grand
Grand Island IndependentNebraska Supreme Court comes to GISHGrand Island IndependentAt the beginning of the proceedings, bailiff Laura Monsees said, “All ye having business with this honorable court, draw nigh and ye shall be heard. God save the state of Nebraska and this honorable court.” The usual courtesies of the courtroom are ...
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 8:32 pm
Elizabeth F. Hogan - The Independent
The IndependentElizabeth F. HoganThe IndependentElizabeth Ann (Betty Ann) (Farrell) Hogan, 90, of Wakefield passed away in the early morning of April 18, 2018, after being peacefully surrounded by her family for several days. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas S. Hogan, Esquire. Betty ...
Posted on 27 April 2018 | 9:44 am
NYT Omits Major Details in Report on
Accuracy In MediaNYT Omits Major Details in Report on Taxpayer-Funded WorkforceAccuracy In Media... of future compensation collected from future taxes. “The situation is even worse than one of concentrated benefits and diffuse costs. Under public pension, taxpayers subsidize concentrated benefits and diffuse and deferred costs. This is troubling ...and more »
Posted on 26 April 2018 | 12:59 pm
How much is an hour worth? The war over the
The GuardianHow much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wageThe GuardianIn the Wall Street Journal, the Nobel prize-winning economist James M Buchanan asserted that people willing to give credence to the Myth and Measurement studies were “camp-following whores”. For economists to advance such heretical claims about the ...and more »
Posted on 12 April 2018 | 10:00 pm
Government Debt: Jefferson And Gallatin Were
James M. Buchanan
The world economy is getting rattled this week by the consequences of excessive government debt. Greece may be cut off from its international creditors, and Puerto Rico announced that it cannot make full payments on its massive debt. In both cases, years ...
Posted on 30 June 2015 | 6:22 am
Salary info shows fruits of union muscle
SACRAMENTO — In its 2013 obituary of Nobel-winning economist James M. Buchanan, the Washington Post described him as “the man who got economists to care about politics.” I view Buchanan as the man who explained why California has so many long-term ...
Posted on 26 December 2014 | 7:00 am
James M. Buchanan dies at 93; won Nobel
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to ...
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 11:09 pm
Where do big deficits come from? James M.
Washington — Why do politicians act as they do? Specifically, why do they do things that don’t seem to be in their constituents’ long-term interest, such as creating big deficits by authorizing lots of government spending without enough tax revenue ...
Posted on 11 January 2013 | 4:11 am
James M. Buchanan | Nobel economist, 93
James M. Buchanan, 93, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, died Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va. No cause of death was given. Mr. Buchanan, a professor emeritus at ...
Posted on 9 January 2013 | 4:00 pm