ALG's Daily Grind - Trips To Mars And RoboSquirrels Are Great, But They're Not The Job Of Government

April 19, 2013

Trips To Mars And RoboSquirrels Are Great, But They're Not The Job Of Government

Just because there are a myriad of acknowledged practical applications derived from government funded research doesn't mean these discoveries wouldn't have been made — and made faster and cheaper — without government interference.

Is student debt weighing down the economy?

New York Fed publishes study, "Young Student Loan Borrowers Retreat from Housing and Auto Markets."

Iron Lady Thatcher: Last From A Great Era

Every generation has a tendency to view the past through rose-colored glasses.  However, rainbows and lollypop reminiscing aside, the 1980's truly were remarkable. America and Britain were unified countries, evidenced by substantial electoral victories by Reagan and Thatcher.

Evans-Pritchard: Cyprus bail-out vote stirs fresh jitters as slump fears grow in Europe

"Cyprus has stunned EU officials by ordering a vote in its parliament on the terms of the EU-IMF Troika bailout for the country, risking a rejection by angry lawmakers and a fresh eruption of the crisis."