"Our country would be far better off with a federal budget of $1 trillion and a deficit of $300 billion than with a fully balanced budget of $2 trillion - The issue is the amount of government spending."
- Milton Friedman
Liberty Pertains to the Individual
All of us! Instead of bucketing people into relatively meaningless percentages, let's take a moment to reflect on the fact that behind each of these numbers are real human lives. We are talking about your friends, family, and neighbors. We are talking about you and me. We are the 100%.
And something that should be of significant interest to all of us "in the 100%" is the idea of individual liberty.
“Libertarian thought emphasizes the dignity of each individual, which entails both rights and responsibility.” – David Boaz
I ran short on time this week and didn't get a chance to put together a podcast. I have two topics in mind. Hopefully, I will get a chance to record this weekend. In the mean time I wanted to share this 5 min video from Bob Murphy explaining QE3. The longer video below with Dr. Selgin is good for anyone wanting to take a deeper dive in understanding how our monetary system works.
QE3 Explained in 5 Mins
Video of the Week
Dr. George Selgin from the University of Georgia talks about Central Banking and Sound Money
The Ladies of Liberty Alliance (LOLA) was created in 2009 by Allison Gibbs in order to address the shortage of female leaders in the fight for liberty. In 2011, LOLA transformed to become a non-profit educational organization with the mission of educating and empowering female leaders in the liberty movement. LOLA provides leadership training to equip women with the tools and techniques necessary to spread the message of liberty.
The Law – Frédéric Bastiat (1850) – Bastiat defines a system of just laws and then illustrates how proper law facilitates a free society. The role of government according to Bastiat is to defend the right to individual life, liberty, and property.(Read More)
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