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SOWELL: Does Yellen portend a return to Keynes?

November 2, 2013
The nomination of Janet Yellen to become head of the Federal Reserve System has set off a flurry of media stories. The Federal Reserve has become such a major player in the American economy that it needs far more scrutiny and criticism than it has received, regardless of who heads it.

SOWELL: All the wrong priorities with budgets

March 2, 2013
A nation’s choice between spending on military defense and spending on civilian goods has often been posed as “guns versus butter.” But understanding the choices of many nations’ political leaders might be helped by examining the contrast between their runaway spending on pensions while skimping on military defense.

SOWELL: Liberal concern actually hurts blacks

February 2, 2013
There is no question that liberals do an impressive job of expressing concern for blacks. But do the intentions expressed in their words match the actual consequences of their deeds?

SOWELL: Payback through reverse discrimination

October 22, 2011
Holder's Department sees no evil, hears no evil and speaks no evil—if the result is the election of black Democrats.
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