Prof. Don Boudreaux

Notable Quote – Prof. Don Boudreaux

by Skip April 19, 2017

On self-reliance instead of the public dole: Progressives like to remind us there’s more to life than dollars and cents — that people do not simply crave ever more consumption but instead want lives filled with meaning, dignity, beauty and love. In this matter, progressives are right (though wrong to presume free-market advocates do not […]

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Notable Quote – Prof. Don Boudreaux

by Skip May 7, 2014

“One of the greatest economic misunderstandings is the myth that government officials are more attentive to the long run than are private entrepreneurs, investors and other owners of private property. Private property rights cause us to live for tomorrow, while the need to win political elections causes politicians to live only for today.” – Prof. […]

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Notable Quote – Prof. Don Boudreaux

by Skip March 27, 2014

On Education (emphasis mine): Here’s a better idea: shift education responsibility to parents. Mr. Hettleman likely disagrees, given that in his op-ed he doesn’t once mention parents or families.  But it is mothers and fathers – not politicians – who have the greatest interest in the welfare of their children and who know their children […]

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Notable Quote – Professor Don Boudreaux

by Skip May 5, 2013

Richard Ammerman, a registered nurse in Rhode Island, challenges me by e-mail to answer “yes or no” to the question: Do I care about income inequality? No. I do not in the least care about income (or wealth) inequality. I suspect that some of my bleeding-heart-libertarian friends will berate me for being insensitive, so it […]

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