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
AND THE SONG GAME IS BACK
THIS TIME TALKING ABOUT KENT MASTERSON BROWN He is a Lexington attorney who has quite the record of beating up Hillarycare and is now coming in to discuss Obamacare. He will be in at 10 for what will surely be a fascinating hour.
NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHERS SHOULD BE PROUD It is an extremely rigorous process that several of my friends have gone through. But it seems the point of this article is kvetch about the lack of funding so teachers don't have to pay for it themselves. Hey JCTA, if you are so committed to helping teachers be better, why don't YOU help pay for it? And considering that the initial $2,600 investment turns into an extra $2,000 per YEAR for ten years, I'm finding it hard to worry about that aspect of the program.
HELPING TEEN RECOVER FROM THEIR OWN STUPIDITY Kids do dumb things. It's a fact. A new diversionary program in Jefferson County allows the kids to not only learn exactly the impact their stupidity had on the victims, but also use the experience as a life lesson that will hopefully help them move forward.
SHOULD YOU BE ABLE TO GROW VEGETABLES IN YOUR FRONT YARD? One Orlando couple is facing fines of $500 a day because they refuse to uproot their front yard garden. I used to live in this neighborhood, which looks like it could be in St. Matthews. How would you feel if your neighbor dug up his lawn and planted rows of veggies?
FACT CHECKING THE SNOTTY BRIT I can't embed this video for some reason, but click here to watch a very smart reporter smack down Piers Morgan's assertion that we are somehow unsafe because of our gun laws. Take that, you limey jerk.