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.
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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
THIS HAS BEEN A HECK OF A WEEK And we should have lots of stuff to talk about. So bring it, y'all.
PROTESTING FOR PENSIONS State workers and retirees went to Frankfort to demand their pensions be honored. What I find interesting is the notion that current workers and retirees agree (according to Damon Thayer) that new workers need a different, more affordable system. Isn't that a tacit admission that they know they have a ridiculously sweet, unaffordable deal? Just a thought.
IF WE CAN SAVE ONE CHILD, LIMITING SPEECH WOULD BE WORTH IT Kids today face methods of bullying we couldn't imagine as kids. The latest is Instagram, the photo sharing site kids today use to increase their overinflated sense of self. One group of jerk kids set up an instagram account for the sole purpose of terrorizing a group of seven students. I think it's time to do SOMETHING before one of these kids is driven to suicide, as has happened in the past. Isn't limiting free speech worth if we could save one life?
(The preceding statement, although bases on an actual news story, is a mockery of Congressman John Yarmuth's argument about undermining the 2nd Amendment)
WHAT DID THEY SPEND THE STIMULUS ON? I'd forgotten how well our government pissed away the stimulus money. Check this list to make your head explode.