“It is reasonably certain that we would still have stagecoaches — nationalized, to be sure, heavily subsidized, and with a fantastic research program to ‘retrain the horse’ — had there been ministers of transportation around 1825.” –Peter Drucker, The Effective Executive (Thanks to Brett Lunn.)
Archives for October 2012
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Someone on my Facebook page ( which I hope you will ‘like’ ) asked about defending the electoral college: should he make the argument that electors will have more sober and impartial judgment than the fickle masses, etc.? I wouldn’t. Given that the electors are nearly always party machine people, almost… Read More
That’s one of the things I was asked in this impromptu interview at a meet-and-greet before I spoke at the University of Central Florida on Wednesday.
I run into this claim quite a lot. A lot of the people advancing it are fans of G. Edward Griffin, and this is why I find it so odd that this theory has gained so much traction. Griffin discounts the theory in his excellent… Read More
The American Conservative , a magazine for which I am happy to serve as a contributing editor, is offering a year’s subscription for a mere ten smackers , for a limited time. Definitely add this to the list of nice things ten bucks can get you . I’m still in the middle of my crazy week (see you at the University of Florida tonight, by the way), but… Read More
Here I speak to an Italian audience (in English) about my 2004 book The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History , which was recently translated into Italian . (And here’s the page the video refers to.) By the way, it takes YouTube forever to change its proposed thumbnail for a video. Believe me, I’m on… Read More
My talk tomorrow night at the University of Central Florida will be live streamed thanks to the good guys at CampusReform.org. I start speaking around 8:30pm ET. Click here for details about the live stream.
Tomorrow (Wednesday, October 24) I’m speaking at the University of Central Florida on the role of the Federal Reserve in our economic problems; on Thursday I’m speaking on the same topic at the University of Florida . Then on Friday I speak at the Mises Institute’s supporters summit at Georgia’s Callaway Gardens. And on November 2… Read More