The Corner


I was on Stossel last night to talk about infrastructure spending and job creation. The show will be re-airing on Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m. & midnight ET on the Fox Business Network. There is an interesting segment in the show where John Stossel interviews USAction strategy and policy director Alan Charney about why companies should not be allowed to discriminate against the unemployed when hiring. You will also see Stossel reenact the modern version of Frederic Bastiat’s broken-widow fallacy.

I have written about infrastructure spending and its ability (or not) to stimulate the economy here (with my colleague Matt Mitchell) and here.

By the way, it looks like the pro-stimulus advocates are not gaining much approval, as least with the readers of U.S. News and World Report.