Free-Market Environmentalism: Rush Limbaugh Still Has Much to Learn

There is a common misconception that true adherents of the free market – libertarians – are “pro-big business” and do not care about the environment. This came up recently on the Rush Limbaugh show as he admonished libertarians to explain to Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s presidential hopeful, “what libertarianism is.”

Now Bob Barr . . . → Read More: Free-Market Environmentalism: Rush Limbaugh Still Has Much to Learn

The Scarcity of Time and the Quality of Decisions: Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Price of Gas

As the price of fuel goes up, shiny new SUVs look shinier than ever; we’re not washing them more often, we’re just driving them less—especially in Alaska, where some drivers pay more than seven dollars a gallon for gasoline.

But this is not another anti-cartel, anti-big business, anti-government rant. If you’re looking for . . . → Read More: The Scarcity of Time and the Quality of Decisions: Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Price of Gas

Loan Modifications: Adding Salt to the Wound

Record numbers of homeowners are trying to avoid foreclosure. One of the options available to such homeowners is loan modification. A loan modification is a permanent change in one or more of the terms of the loan allowing the loan to be reinstated and resulting in a payment the homeowner can afford.

For a . . . → Read More: Loan Modifications: Adding Salt to the Wound