Re: Destruction and keynesianism

2001-09-16 Thread Pierre Lemieux
, but politicians may not be as altruist as I would want them to be (and as I am myself). At 14:50 16/09/01, you wrote: on 9/16/01 12:27 PM, Pierre Lemieux at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks, but where? http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/14/opinion/14KRUG.html At 13:04 16/09/01, you wrote: Pierre Lemieux

Dismal science

2001-09-15 Thread Pierre Lemieux
stock holders are patriots, nor Americans for that matter.) Consequently, one would expect a drop on American exchanges on Monday (5%-6%?). Any other ideas? PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor , Université du Québec à Hull Co-director of the Groupe de Recherche Économie et Liberté (GREL) Research Fellow

Re: More Guns, Less Crime?

2001-01-19 Thread Pierre Lemieux
. Fully automatic weapons and sawed-off shotguns were legal. For some reason, guns did not kill then. What one has to remember is that gun control increases the total price of guns, and carrying guns, more for the honest citizen than for the criminal. P.L. PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor

Assassination terminology

2000-10-06 Thread Pierre Lemieux
If I am not mistaken, an homicide justified by moral reasons is called execution, not assassination. P.L. PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor , Université du Québec à Hull Director of the Groupe de Recherche Économie et Liberté (GREL) Research Fellow, Independent Institute http

Re: Economics of Love

2000-09-28 Thread Pierre Lemieux
desire any quantity, but demand will be infinite below a given price), or something else entirely? Any ideas? PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor , Université du Québec à Hull Director of the Groupe de Recherche Économie et Liberté (GREL) Research Fellow, Independent Institute http

Re: Economics of crazy ideas

2000-07-22 Thread Pierre Lemieux
for us! * A British law that allowed the seizing of pine trees on the colonists' lands before the American Revolution. As Jim Bovard notes, this was nothing to the power that environmental laws give the current American tyrant. PIERRE LEMIEUX C.P. 725, Tour de la Bourse, Montréal, Canada H4Z

Re: Economics of crazy ideas

2000-07-22 Thread Pierre Lemieux
://www.uqah.uquebec.ca/lemieux. P.L. PIERRE LEMIEUX C.P. 725, Tour de la Bourse, Montréal, Canada H4Z 1J9 Fax: 1(819)585-4423 http://www.pierrelemieux.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Backup: [EMAIL PROTECTED]) PGP Key 0xBDFFCD16 Fingerprint: CF3E 4A3F 57AB 8AB2 88FB A1D8 C83D 2E15 BDFF CD16

Economics of crazy ideas

2000-07-20 Thread Pierre Lemieux
in public discourse, and are often absent from public debates, while PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) runs half a dozen websites (including cowsarecool.com) and wage campaigns with slogans like Help chickens in China? Any ideas? PIERRE LEMIEUX C.P. 725, Tour de la Bourse

Re: Free Re-fills

2000-07-08 Thread Pierre Lemieux
, the Bistrot romain serves very thin slices of smoked salmon, which they re-fill at will. There is no point to give customers more than they would be willing to pay for. PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor , Université du Québec à Hull Research Fellow, Independent Institute http

Economists and broken things

2000-07-08 Thread Pierre Lemieux
. Sociologist: It is broken. Politician: If it ain't fixed, don't break it. Government bureaucrat: Fix it. PIERRE LEMIEUX Visiting Professor , Université du Québec à Hull Research Fellow, Independent Institute http://www.pierrelemieux.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Backup: [EMAIL PROTECTED]) Montréal