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This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. The podcast can be found at the bottom of this post. Reflecting recently on a discussion some years ago with an associate from … Continue reading
“Politics isn’t for me.” “I’m too busy with everyday life to bother with politics.” These are refrains we often hear and perhaps have said ourselves. The problem with this thinking, however, is that politics affects our daily lives with ever-increasing … Continue reading
If you haven’t had a chance to watch our video of Sen. Mike Lee and AEI president Arthur Brooks sharing ideas for fighting poverty, now’s a good time! Click on the photo at left.
Is social justice a conservative cause? Yes, absolutely. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, explained why it’s not just a cause, but a moral imperative, last night at a Sutherland Institute dinner … Continue reading
Here’s my blog-sized review of Jonah Goldberg’s 14-page review of Thomas Piketty’s 600-page review of capitalism: Capital in the Twenty-First Century. If you follow Goldberg, you know that he has a class clown’s delivery furtively driven by an enormous brain … Continue reading
What happens when government begins to direct more and more of a country’s economy with the wealth it has taken from its people through taxation? China and Al Gore provide us examples. According to a Bloomberg report quoted by The … Continue reading