Norm Robins

Some Random Thoughts On Our Recent Presidential Election

November 17, 2016
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Everybody and his brother are weighing in with opinions on our recent presidential election.  Most of them are so cliché-ridden and banal they are not worth noticing or talking about.  Lefties are aghast and pouting like the bunch of spoiled self-indulgent children they are.  TV commentators are marveling at how they got it wrong, and…

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Who Is Allan Meltzer And Why Does It Matter?

July 29, 2016
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Who is Allan Meltzer?  Good question.  Allan Meltzer is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard, the University of Chicago, and the University of Rochester.  He…

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Our Kabuki Election

May 6, 2016
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I love Kabuki theater. I watch Kabuki plays on NHK, the Japanese television station, whenever I can, but I must admit my wife won’t watch them with me. The upper reaches of her nose curl up when I suggest it. I didn’t know anyone could do that, put such profuse and deep wrinkles into her…

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