Archive for April 2012

Remembering Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birth and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Capitalism and Freedom From Remembering Milton by Allen R.Sanderson: Quotes of Milton Friedman, call these gems “The Wisdom of Milton Friedman:” Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it. History…

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Word of the Day

catholic adjective SYNONYMS: Universal, diverse, diversified, wide, broad, broad-based, eclectic, liberal, latitudinarian; comprehensive, all-encompassing, all-embracing, all-inclusive. Her musical tastes are quite catholic He was hard to provoke; open- minded; catholic in his views.     — Economist and Nobel laureate Robert Fogel, referring to Milton Friedman ANTONYM: narrow.

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I Think We’ll Be Seeing A Lot More of This…

From Pensions and Investments: In an apparent first, a public pension plan files for bankruptcy In what’s believed to be a first by a public pension plan, the Northern Mariana Islands Retirement Fund, Saipan, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. The public defined benefit plan is only 38.8% funded, thanks to low investment…

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Guns Save Lives — A Recent Example

Thirty-four year old Kiet Thanh Ly, a South Vietnam national, bought a knife at a Salt Lake City Smith’s grocery store and then started stabbing people with it. He was able to seriously injure 2 people before a 47-year old man with a CCW permit intervened by pointing his gun at Ly and ordering him…

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Love of Theory Is The Root Of All Evil

The website Bill whittle mentions and from whence he found what he calls “the greatest sentence ever” is here. The most pernicious “theory” of the left, to my lights, is what they call “Critical Legal Theory.”  Its roots go as far back as the 1960’s although I had never heard or read anything about it…

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Delusional Nonsense at the Occupy the Justice Department Rally

Some facts to consider in the face of the superstitious nonsense being promulgated by Obama’s useful idiots: Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook on April 24, 1954) is a convicted cop killer. He is presently serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He was sentenced to death at his…

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The Credit For Killing Osama Bin Laden Belongs to Whom?

It is contemptible for any man to claim credit that rightfully belongs to another.  Osama bin Laden was killed while Obama was president, but do the circumstances justify Obama claiming the credit? John Bolton weighs in on that and more on the Obama foreign policy. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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