Hume noted that government debt is easy to levy while its costs are hidden.
But it may also be because Smith and Hume do have a point, one that Keynes would agree with.
Even Bill Kristol looks skeptical—which may mean Hume is on to something.
What is being heard by Hume and the editors of National Review that makes their warnings necessary in the first place?
Hume said Obama was non-divisive “and not a race hustler in any way” and America was proud to see him elected.
Mr. Hume had been scarcely more prudent than myself, but on him the water had a contrary effect, as well as upon Hopkinson.
Hume wrote thirteen hours a day while preparing his ‘History of England.’
Boswell mentions his having uttered a remark about Hume, too gross to be committed to paper.
The philosophies of Epicurus or Hume give no adequate or dignified conception of the mind.
Hume, though we have found him censuring the conduct of Franklin, was opposed to any attempt to coerce America.