classical liberalism, David Hume, Friedrich Hayek, Herbert Spencer, Ludwig von Mises

(It occurred to us that some of our early posts, and especially ones from Alt-M’s predecessor, Freebanking.org, may deserve a new airing, as they remain pertinent, but haven’t been seen by many of our newer readers.  With that in mind, we’re pleased to introduce Friday FLASHBACKS: an occasional weekend dip…

deposit insurance, Dodd-Frank, emergency lending, FDIC, risk retention

The Heritage Foundation recently released a policy book, The Case Against Dodd-Frank: How the Consumer Protection Law Endangers Americans.  The book consists of a title-by-title examination of Dodd-Frank, with each book chapter more or less corresponding to one of Dodd-Frank’s titles.  CMFA’s Mark Calabria and Thaya Brook Knight both contributed,…