Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt Click here to download a pdf
Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy By the Rev. Robert Sirico Is written so well and so conversationally it is a very easy read. Buy it on Amazon here.
WEBSITES AND BLOGS I LOVE! Click on the name to get there.
BY THE NUMBERS BLOG This is my nerd friend David's blog about economics. You've heard him on the show and now you can read his stuff too!
BLUEGRASS INSTITUTE Free market solutions for Kentucky
MICHELLE MALKIN Great blog site with interesting links
BREITBART.COM Even dead he's still shaking things up from the grave
BLUEGRASS POLITICS If you are glutton for punishment
JIM WATERS FROM THE BLUEGRASS INSTITUTE TODAY AT 10. This week is Cocktails and Conversation with The Bluegrass Institute! We'll talk about that and so much more.
DINE OUT AND SUPPORT APRON, INC Tomorrow night is the night to Dine Out at any of the participating restaurants to support Apron, Inc. Find all the restaurants here. And if you can't make it out tomorrow night, go to the Village Anchor on Suday instead!
OMG THE SUGAR BOWL ROCKS! Congrats to the U of L Cardinals for their invite to the Sugar Bowl which is arguably the BEST bowl because it's in New Orleans. Have fun Cards fans!
ANOTHER FEEL GOOD EXPENSE TO THE TAXPAYERS Late Friday the Mayor's office announced another 70k a year job in the Administration. This one is the Director of Violence Prevention. Not sure how you get credit for or are held responsible for success or failure on this one. But I'm sure it has a generous pension to go with the large salary.
I'D LIKE TO SEE THE JUDGE PLEASE This is very interesting article on DUI trials seen by judges in Jefferson County. Especially three judges in particular. Read it and know that the real lesson here is if you get popped for DUI, ask for a trial before a judge not a jury.
SIT DOWN BEFORE YOU OPEN THAT ENVELOPE JCPS is sending out test scores for students this week, and they are expected to be pretty bad. Too bad they didn't go out before the school board election.
IS YOUR CELL PHONE KILLING YOUR NEED FOR YOUR CELL PHONE? This is interesting, considering technology is supposed to make our lives better. We all know compulsive cell phone checkers (I am actually the opposite, not checking it enough) and one small study says that compulsively checking your cell and texting can actually HURT personal relationships. In the same way other addictions can.
DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A STRIKE GOING ON AT LA PORTS? Why do I care? Because it's another chance to let you know exactly HOW unreasonable some unions are. Do you do clerical work? Could you work for $165,000 a year? With lifetime job security and 11 weeks vacation? Well the workers at LA's port can't. They are striking for more. Seriously.