It's an open secret I'm a big fan of the Liberty & Power group blog and know some of the individuals involved. Here are some pretty good posts with perspective and background useful for those concerned with the subject:

Steven Horwitz
The Paul Newsletters and the Problem of the Paleos
http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46313.html

David T. Beito
Those Newsletters
http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46303.html

Aeon J. Skoble
Ron Paul's reply to TNR
http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46266.html

Steven Horwitz
TNR Hit Piece on Ron Paul
http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/46234.html