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Archive for October, 2009

Cracking The Education Monopoly

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

From Reason.tv:

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Quote Of The Day

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

From the WSJ: The bottom line is this: The available empirical evidence does not support the idea that spending multipliers typically exceed one, and thus spending stimulus programs will likely raise GDP by less than the increase in government spending. Defense-spending multipliers exceeding one likely apply only at very high unemployment rates, and nondefense multipliers […]

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Nanny Of The Month

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

From Reason:

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End The Fed, Save America

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

It seems improbable that monetary policy could become a “sexy” political topic, but Ron Paul has done it. It started during his 2008 Presidential campaign when he continually talked about the Federal Reserve when asked about the economy, continued through his oft-entertaining interrogations of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, and most recently has culminated his sponsorship […]

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Fact Of The Day

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

From The Club For Growth: Thanks to you, the federal government is going to dole out $615,175 to help digitize the Grateful Dead’s archive.

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Hollywood’s Incomprehensible Defense of the Child Rapist, Roman Polanski

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

From The LA Times: More than 100 industry leaders and prominent authors — including directors Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Michael Mann, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen and Neil Jordan — have signed a petition asking that [Roman] Polanski be released from Swiss custody. “Filmmakers in France, in Europe, in the United States and around the world […]

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Quote Of The Day

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Michelle Obama on what our kids need: We need all of our children to be exposed to the entrepreneurial ideals that our businesspeople from around the country represent, particularly this time in our nation’s history, where government taxation and regulation is strangling the economy and entrepreneurship opportunities dry up. It becomes increasingly harder for our […]

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The Brits Have Finally Lost It

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

…why don’t they just make stabbing illegal? Plans to replace the traditional pint glass with one made of shatter-proof plastic will not be accepted by drinkers, the pub industry has warned. The Home Office has commissioned a new design, in an attempt to stop glasses being used as weapons. Official figures show 5,500 people are […]

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