Michael Scheuer, former director of the CIA’s Osama bin Laden unit, explains why U.S. foreign policy plays into the hands of ISIS. Check our Scheuer’s books, among them Imperial Hubris and Osama bin Laden .
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Eric Peters of EricPetersAutos.com returns to the show to answer listener questions.
Amity Shlaes, author of (among other books) the New York Times bestsellers The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression and Coolidge , discusses the life and policies of President Calvin Coolidge.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute’s Economics21 discusses the economics of the fast-food protests and the minimum wage, as well as who was really behind all the demonstrations.
Economist Robert Murphy returns to the show to answer listener questions. Check out Bob’s book The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal . See also the Friedman/Murphy debate .
Larry Reed, president of the iconic Foundation for Economic Education , recalls some libertarian history and discusses the challenges ahead.
Professor Mateusz Machaj returns to the show to discuss Polish life under communism, how the transition came about, and what happened next.