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Why is Paul Ryan, an Irish Catholic, praising the dogmas that drove the Great Hunger?

By William K. Black
(Cross-posted from Benzinga.com )

At the invitation of the Steamboat Institute’s “Freedom Conference” I debated Dan Mitchell, an economist at Cato on Friday August 25, 2012.  Dan suggested me as his debate opponent, a role we have played several times in Europe.  Our primary topic was Paul Ryan’s budget policies.  In the course of our debate Dan stressed an August 24 column he wrote entitled “For Once, I Hope Paul Krugman is Right.”   Continue reading