Free Enterprise Zone

Classic and contemporary works, essays, commentary and analysis in defense of free enterprise and private property domestically, as well as fair markets and America's sovereignty (to include avoiding permanent and entangling alliances) internationally under the United States Constitution.

Free Enterprise Zone, Diane Alden "On the Blog Over America" @ Facebook, Senior Editor Diane Alden responds to Morgan Stanley Resumes PAC Giving After TARP Funding Repayment - Bloomberg.com: Morgan Stanley’s political action committee resumed donations in the third quarter of this year after the New York-based investment bank paid...
Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Chidem Kurdas Why did the U.S. financial system nearly collapse last year? People blame Wall Street’s excessive greed and risk-taking. But without easy money, the massive risk-taking could not have happened. To be sure, financial firms leveraged up—that is, they did a lot of business with...
Free Enterprise Zone, Diane Alden "On the Blog Over America" @ Facebook, Senior Editor Diane Alden responds to Seven years at the Fed: Bernanke in his own words - The Cody Word - MarketWatch blogs.marketwatch.com. "Some rather interesting quotes from our esteemed Fed Chief from the past few years regarding...
Following the Money: Diane Alden Alden responding @ Facebook to Guardian story: Drug money saved banks in global crisis, claims UN advisor: Drugs and crime chief says $352bn in criminal proceeds was effectively laundered by financial institutions. What a shock ... a person who investigated the borders and failure to...
Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Robert P. Murphy When it comes to diagnosing the causes of the Great Depression and prescribing cures for our present recession, the pundits and economists from the biggest schools typically argue about two different types of intervention. Big-government Keynesians, such as Paul Krugman, argue for...
Free Enterprise Zone: Diane Alden Alden responding @ Facebook to Professor Tim Congdon's article: "The City of London Under Threat: The EU and Its Attack on Britain's Most Successful Industry." There is NO way a nation can totally depend on a services economy to keep an economy moving forward, afloat,...
Free Enterprise Zone: The Freeman, Bruce Yandel President Obama’s Cash for Clunkers program, inspired by the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act, ended August 25, 2009. As I drove through a major shopping area that day, I passed a large and highly successful Toyota dealer. Just past the sparkling...
by Richard A. Epstein The topic of corporate bankruptcy law scarcely titillates the imagination of ordinary citizens, even those with a deep interest in constitutional and public affairs. Harried people treat bankruptcy almost dismissively as a useful way of winding up firms that cannot keep their financial heads above water....