Friday, March 13, 2015

Weekend Links

OLS favorite economist Steven Horwitz has much of interest to say on the topics of income inequality, mobility, and poverty in this superb Voices of Reason podcast. It's the right mix of practical explanation and wonky anaylsis -- carve 30 minutes out of your weekend and listen.

Fortunately the EPA is run by a competent, knowledgeable public servant.  Except not.

Recently the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) interviewed former BB&T CEO and current Cato Institute chief, John Allison.  Allison is a terrifically impressive guy, as this interview so ably demonstrates.

NY Post's Mark Cunningham is no Hillary Clinton fan.  And he tells you why right off the bat:
Here’s the bottom line of the latest HillaryWorld scandals: Clinton Inc. embodies what’s wrong with America.  It’s about getting stinking rich from the inside connections forged in a life of public service.It’s about using your “charity” and your high government office as adjuncts of your political machine.It’s about refusing to play by the rules even as you want to set the rules for everyone else.

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