==> Richard Ebeling talks about the great Austrian inflation.
==> The Tennessee chapter of NORML put out this publication on quick facts about marijuana legalization. Let me know if you guys spot anything that should be tweaked, because I know these people.
==> A blog post from Mises.org about “the time Murray Rothbard schooled James Buchanan.” The title isn’t misleading; Rothbard wrote to Buchanan, who agreed that Rothbard’s critique was technically correct.
==> Scott Sumner tries to big-tent me. I agree he and I both belong to the category, “Blogging economists who have a very high opinion of themselves.”
==> I obviously disavow the concluding remarks, but in this post Matt Yglesias does a decent job summarizing the Cambridge Capital Controversy. I bring this up mostly to say that I’m not being partisan when I claim that Thomas Piketty literally doesn’t know the first thing about it.
==> I was never jealous that Tom Woods’ Politically Incorrect Guide book outsold mine, but boy that’s neat he gets to interview Pat Buchanan. (I used to watch Crossfire back when my friends were going on dates in high school.) There’s an amazing part where Buchanan says something like (and I’m paraphrasing), “Churchill deliberately misled his own people about Stalin. I mean, there are certain things you have to do diplomatically. For example, I had to write toasts for Richard Nixon to give to communist leaders that would turn your stomach…”