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
JUST IN TIME FOR THE NONSENSE OF THE FISCAL CLIFF! The GOP caved in SPECTACULAR fashion. Simply spectacular. See, for every dollar in spending cuts they managed to eke out, we get to pay a whopping 41 dollars in new taxes! See how they did that? How clever! But before you get upset, in modern history (specifically under Reagan and HW Bush) the spending cuts that were promised for tax increases never materialized, so we can't get too upset about the lost dollar for every 41 bucks in tax increases. See, government spending ISN'T the problem after all, it's US. WE aren't paying enough! How simple! How easy! Jackasses. Read more here about how this deal will ADD to the deficit a mere 3.9 Trillion dollars. So to clarify, a deal that was originally designed to come up with ways to cut the deficit is now adding to it. Well played, DC, well played. but hey, NASCAR loves it. So do rum producers in the US Virgin Islands. The rest of us...well...
WHAT? YOU MEAN OBAMACARE WILL HURT HIRING? NOOOOOOOOOO. Once again, conservatives who railed against Obamacare seem to be on the verge of being proved right, not in a good way. Economists are saying the new regs will hurt hiring in the new year, something opponents said would happen. Can't wait to see how this becomes George Bush's fault.
BEST. NEWS. EVER. As one who always seems to have a few extra pounds hanging around, this article literally has me giddy with excitement! In the immortal words of Flashdance, I'm gonna live forever!