Monday, December 31, 2018

Alex Muresianu Appearances, 2018

I do not keep this blog up and running most of the time, so I've decided to pin a list of my writing elsewhere so followers of the blog can see what I'm up to. I will probably still post here occasionally. Also, follow me on Twitter if you aren't already.

January:
1/9: The Case for Corporate Tax Cuts, Lone Conservative
1/18: The Left Still Doesn't Understand Never Trump, Lone Conservative
1/25: Book Review: Beyond the Messy Truth, Lone Conservative

February:
2/8: 3 Problems Only Conservatives Can Solve That Millennials Will Love, Glenn Beck
2/12: These Three Issues Will Win the Hearts of Millennials, Young Voices Podcast
2/20: Conservative Millennial Appeal, The Glenn Beck Program

March:
3/23: Don't Decrease Legal Immigration, Lone Conservative

April:
4/6: Free Market Cures for Wage Stagnation, Townhall
4/18: The Problem With Asking What Has Conservatism Conserved, Glenn Beck
4/24: Opening the Locked Door of Infrastructure with This Hidden Key, The Daily Caller

May:
5/23: Reform Conservatism and Reaganomics: A Middle Road, Glenn Beck
5/28: To Reduce Income Inequality, Privatize Social Security, The Federalist

June:
6/8: Taxing Patreon Contributions, Tax Foundation
6/11: Reagan's LGBT Track Record, Lone Conservative
6/12: Dear NRA and Planned Parenthood, Stay in Your Lane, Lone Conservative
6/15: The Complicated Nature of the Deductibility of Drug Advertising, Tax Foundation
6/16: Combatting Income Inequality by Privatizing Social Security, Your Life Your Wealth Show
6/18: Want to Cure Millennials' Financial Woes? Reform the Payroll Tax, Glenn Beck
6/20: Gillibrand's Financial Transactions Tax A Retread of Bad Ideas, Tax Foundation
6/22: What Conservatives Miss About the Wage Gap, Lone Conservative
6/27: Conservatives Need a Better Healthcare Message, Washington Examiner
6/27: Another Look at Reforming the Health Insurance Exclusion, Tax Foundation

July:
7/10: Making the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Individual Income Tax Provisions Permanent, Tax Foundation
7/12: Stop Citing "Basic Economics," Lone Conservative
7/13: Occupational Licensing: A Bipartisan Blueprint for Helping Low-Income Workers, FEE
7/17: The Economics of 1986 Tax Reform, and Why It Didn't Create Growth, Tax Foundation
7/20: What Tomi Lahren Gets Wrong (and What She Gets Right), Lone Conservative
7/21: Nanny Statism is Sweeping the Nation, The Daily Caller
7/23: Trump's Iran Tweets, Fox 5 DC
7/25: Senator Harris's Rent Relief Tax Credit a Well-Intentioned Misfire, Tax Foundation
7/25: What Tax Reform 2.0 Should Look Like, RealClearPolicy

August:
8/7: The TCJA Simplified Tax Filing for Millions of Households, Tax Foundation
8/10: Tax Cuts 2.0 and a Carbon Tax - Why Not Both?,  Lone Conservative
8/15: The Case for American Criminal Justice Reform, CapX
8/21: Reviewing Different Ways to Calculate Tax Compliance Costs, Tax Foundation
8/22: Why It Would Be Stupid to Vote for Democrats to Punish Republicans, The Federalist
8/22: What Is The Real Value of $100 Dollars In Your Metropolitan Area, Tax Foundation
8/24: In Defense of the Washington Post Opinion Section, Lone Conservative
8/31: To Break Socialized Healthcare, Republicans Need an Actual Plan, The Federalist

September:
9/5: The TCJA Alleviates Tax Code's Bias Against Certain Investments, Tax Foundation
9/18: What Massachusetts Should Learn From California's Marijuana Struggles, MassLive
9/27: How the GOP Ran Out of Ideas, Washington Examiner
9/28: Conservative Student Loan Ideas Work - So Why Does the GOP Ignore Them? - The American Conservative

October:
10/22: The Danger Debt Poses to Children's Programs, Pursuit
10/24: Taxing Endowments Makes Sense. Gonzalez's Plan Goes Too Far - MassLive

November:
11/4: The Future of the GOP Depends on a Winning Healthcare Policy - Washington Examiner

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Books I've Read: Past Year or So

Here are all of the books that I've read extracurricularly over the past year and a half or so.


The rating system, from best to worst, is: must read, strong recommend, recommend, give or take.



Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater - Must read

America, You Sexy Bitch by Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black - Recommend

Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer - Strong recommend

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt - Must read

The World According to Star Wars by Cass Sunstein - Strong recommend

Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt - Strong recommend

Nudge by Cass Sunstein & Richard Thaler - Strong recommend

Liberty Defined by Ron Paul - Give or take

Stardust by Neil Gaiman - Recommend

Coming Apart by Charles Murray - Strong recommend

Excuse Me, Professor by Lawrence Reed - Give or take

Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg - Strong recommend

Righteous Indignation by Andrew Breitbart - Recommend

End of Discussion by Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham - Strong recommend

Beyond the Messy Truth by Van Jones - Strong recommend

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill - Must read

Suicide of the West by Jonah Goldberg - Must read



And here's my reading list for this summer:


The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek

Free to Choose by Milton Friedman

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Selfie Vote by Kristen Soltis Anderson

Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea by Irving Kristol

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

#Republic by Cass Sunstein

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

Winter is Coming by Garry Kasparov