P.J. O'Rourke, a Member of the Board of Advisors for the Independent Institute, is Americas leading political humorist and the best-selling author of over twenty books. He spoke at an event held on February 13, 2014 at the Independent institute in Oakland, CA.
Host Kevin Price and Independent Institute President and Founder David Theroux discuss the topic How to Maintain Liberty in this segment of the Price of Business on KTEK 1110 AM of the Wall Street Radio Network.
Sr. Fellow John R. Graham appeared on the Joy Tiz radio show. Graham talks about the new Healthcare Contract with America, which relies on free market solutions to solve the healthcare crisis. Using examples from the landmark book by Sr. Fellow John C. Goodman, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, Graham describes ways in which Americans can take control of their healthcare.
Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan was a guest on the Jason Lewis radio show. He discussed the economics and history of totalitarianism vs capitalism in terms of policies such as higher taxes for corporations, farm subsidies, price and rent controls and endless money supply and how history can show us which of these stifle prosperity. Private property and individualism are the foundations of freedom, argues McQuillan.
What will the economy be like in the New Year? Sr. Fellow Benjamin Powell appears on Fox Business Network's "The Independents" show to give his impressions of the deficit, bureaucracies, and economic recovery. Powell talks about long term trends and says Big Government policies are effecting the outlook and the "New Normal" in the economy.
Gun Control in the Third Reich author and Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook appeared on the Larry Elder radio show to discuss his new book. Halbrook talks about the events leading up to Kristallnacht in Germany, where Jews and other "Enemies of the State" had their firearms confiscated by the Nazi party. The Nazis knew exactly who had weapons, because the former government of the Weimar Republic required guns to be registered.