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
CONGRESSMAN THOMAS MASSIE ON AT 11. We've got lots and lots to talk about.
THE C-J DELIBERATELY MISLEADING OR JUST WRONG? You have to give it to James Bruggers. He's a true believe when it comes to climate change being our fault. But this article about our state legislators meeting about climate change has a rather startling statistic that coal fired power plants account for 40% of the nation's greenhouse gases. So startling I looked it up. Using google and the EPA website. And he's not even close to being right. Not even remotely. According to the most recent figures available from 2011, our greenhouse gases from the generation of electricity make up 33% of our emissions, not all of which come from coal. Natural gas is in there too. Coal only makes up 42% of our nations power generation. Even if you take into account that coal produces more greenhouse gases than natural gas, this 40% number is still total hokum. And my information is from 2011 and since then, many older coal fired power plants have been shuttered, so it would stand to reason that coal emissions have actually gone down. Shame on the C-J for putting idealogy ahead of basic research.
RAND PAUL SHOULD FIRE THIS GUY When a Senator who has already given Lefties ammunition to presume he's a racist is revealed to have a staffer who has openly and often expressed views that can be considered racist, he must fire the guy. If Rand Paul has any chance of being President, he needs to explain what he knew about Jack Hunter's ideology before hiring him and then fire him because this will follow him throughout the entire campaign if he doesn't. I want Jack Hunter fired because he thinks being a radio host is to "provoke and inflame" and as a radio host, that ticks me off. Jackass.
THIS IS WHAT THE PRO LIFE MOVEMENT IS REALLY ABOUT I love this story. A couple was going to abort their baby who was diagnosed in utero with Down's syndrome. A pastor talked them out of it and used social media to find this baby a family. My heart is filled with joy on this story!
DR. BEN CARSON IS ON RECORD and will be for a long time, as he's exited his recent retirement from the medical field to become a columnist for the Washington Times. The first column isn't half bad. Read it here.
BUT CENTRAL PLANNING ALWAYS WORKS! I don't know how this can happen, because if I've learned anything from watching failed governments around the world it's that central planning always works. That's sarcasm. Michelle Obama's school lunch requirements are such an epic fail, a New York state school district is dumping them. The same way they dumped a bunch of food kids won't eat in the trash every day.
THERE'S ONLY ONE BOOB IN THIS STORY I remember when I saw the story of the young woman in the UK who got the NHS to pay for her boob job because she said her small boobs caused her mental distress. She got her giant knockers. And now she wants the NHS to pay for a reduction surgery because "they made them so big". Seriously. Head. Desk.