Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Milton Friedman Schools Young Idealist (Stanford)

I just love Milton Friedman

In this classic footage from a Stanford University lecture, Professor Friedman takes Q&A after his talk "The Role of Government in a Free Society." In this exchange, a young man describes poverty as a "market failure." Friedman, in characteristic fashion, shows otherwise. Though this was recorded around 1979, the exchange is timeless.

Obama Looking For Ways Around Congress On Gun Policy

The American people overwhelmingly voted for a change in direction in November. If the administration does not like that then they can try to convince these same people that they should support them, but they do not have the authority or right to circumvent the constitutional limits placed upon them PERIOD.

Be afraid, be very afraid.

Faced with a Congress hostile to even slight restrictions of Second Amendment rights, the Obama administration is exploring potential changes to gun laws that can be secured strictly through executive action, administration officials say...

...Administration officials said talk of executive orders or agency action are among a host of options that President Barack Obama and his advisers are considering...Read More

Hat Tip: Huffington Post

RedCross, Japan and Nuclear

Another great video from Lee Doren

LOC on Miller

They discuss the issues with NPR.

Celebs Mock Japan's Tsunami on Twitter: Gilbert Gottfried Fired by Aflac

Celebs Mock Japan's Tsunami on Twitter: Gilbert Gottfried Fired by Aflac

Aflac, If you hire I me I promise I will not be a douche like Gilbert Gottfreid