Articles by John Berthoud

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Last week the Nobel Committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Edward C. Prescott as the co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Currently the W. P. Carey Chair of Economics at Arizona State University... Read More

Roll Tide!

On Tuesday, Alabama voters sent Governor Bob Riley's record tax hike to a crushing defeat at the polls, after Riley had labored for months to sell the measure. Riley, a Republican, and his cronies couldn't understand why the $1.2 billion... Read More

Nevada's Mario Cuomo

Martians have landed in Nevada. Really.   State legislators and the Republican Governor just enacted the largest tax increase in the state's history, but the Democratic leader of the Assembly swears that the tax burden won't fall on humans.... Read More

'Tort Knox'

While a number of the Democratic candidates for President have already outlined their ideas for big new government programs, perhaps the most expensive agenda for taxpayers lies hidden amidst the candidates' recently filed campaign contribution reports. John Edward Read More

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