Monthly Archives: December 2006

Episode 23 From Hubbard, Wisconsin- “Happy Hubbard New Year!”

I thought that you might want to know how some of your favorite Hubbard, Wisconsin natives are doing this New Year. Here’s a brief update. Marcus Harnack has finished his fall semester at Hubbard State University. Thanks to an array … Continue reading

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“Mary, Did You Know?”

Tomorrow December 25th is the day that Christians celebrate the birth of their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. There are 2.1 billion Christians on the earth representing 33% of the world’s population. Christianity is followed by Islam (21% – 1.3 … Continue reading

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Let’s Try Pricing!

We economists lead frustrating lives, largely because the obvious conclusions of our work are so difficult to implement politically.  One of the universal conclusions of all economists is that when goods are “free” (priced at $0), consistent shortages will occur.  … Continue reading

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Postmortem on Iraq

In last week’s blog I stated, “The United States will begin substantial troop reductions from Iraq by the end of 2007 with virtually none of our objectives having been met in that country.”  I wrote those words with extreme reluctance … Continue reading

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My Crystal Ball

As we leave 2006 bound for a new year, I’m going out on a limb to make some predictions about the future.  I don’t exactly have great credentials to make this forecast, but probably won’t do any worse than the … Continue reading

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