Links: 2009-01-18

Recently, I posted a video of Peter Schiff making the argument for small government and resisting stimulus. As I see much to like in Peter Schiff’s views, I sympathisize with the broad themes of his message. However, I do not feel he is realistic about what is politically feasible or understands the negative consequences of a ‘let them eat cake’ approach to governance.

Nevertheless, I would have to admit I sounded a lot like Schiff a few months ago and that I have ‘evolved’ away from his viewpoint. Reader Stephen rightly asks “Does ‘Depression Economics’ Change the Rules?” So, the questions I ask myself in this evolution are the following:

Recently, I posted a video of Peter Schiff making the argument for small government and resisting stimulus. As I see much to like in Peter Schiff's views, I sympathisize with the broad themes of his message. However, I do not feel he is realistic about what is politically feasible or understands the negative consequences of a 'let them eat cake' approach to governance.Nevertheless, I would have to admit I sounded a lot like Schiff a few months ago and that I have 'evolved' away from his viewpoint. Reader Stephen rightly asks "Does 'Depression Economics' Change the Rules?" So, the questions I ask myself in this evolution are the following:
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