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
DR. HOWARD FULLER IS A TIRELESS ADVOCATE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS And he's in town for a speech tonight. If you have any questions about charter schools, he's the guy to ask. And he'll be on the show today at 9:30.
JOIN BAEO AND HEAR DR. HOWARD FULLER SPEAK MONDAY NIGHT RSVP by calling Jacie Rowe 502-494-6419. Space is limited so you need to RSVP and if you have questions about Charter Schools, this is exactly where you need to be!
JIM WATERS FROM THE BLUEGRASS INSTITUTE AT 10AM Or longer if I decide to keep him longer. Always lots of good stuff to talk about with Jim. Or bad stuff that needs to be talked about. I guess it depends on your perspective.
THE CHARTER SCHOOL BONE So JCPS is going to dabble in "charter-like" schools to try to turn around some of the 18 persistenly low achieving schools. So they admit the charter school system has merit? Then why not go whole hog? Because they want to try it while maintaining complete control over it so when it fails because it's not run well they can blame the charter, not themselves. This is not good for those who want a true charter school bill.
I WONDER HOW OKAY PEOPLE ARE WITH IT NOW? Remember the poll last week that said people are cool with the collection of their data by the NSA? Well how many of them are cool with an NSA analyst listening in on their conversations? Well, it happens. According to the NSA. Not sure how the Administration is going to sell this as Constitutional. But wait, there was a clarification and now it seems the earlier story is wrong. They can still only scoop up all your metadata without a warrant. As far as we know.
I'M NOT WEARING ONE OF THOSE HATS, EH. Are we turning Canadian? Kinda. But the irony of it is Canada is turning, well, more American. I'm interested in reading the polling data this article talks about.
CALLING MISS TEEN SOUTH CAROLINA Miss USA was crowned last night, but not before this tragic answer that makes all beauty pageant contestants seem very dumb.
PREZBO BEGINS HIS FALL TO EARTH Like most heavenly bodies, gravity has proved too much for PrezBO as his latest ratings are beginning to show the effects of Scandalpalooza. People don't trust him as much. Racists.