On June 17, 2014, Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan spoke at an event for supporters of the Independent Institute. Dr. McQuillan spoke about Californias state pension system, a topic he writes about frequently, including in his forthcoming book California Dreamin: Resolving the Public Pension Crisis.
First he defines the types of pension programs for state employees, he outlined how funding for the programs is not sustainable for the promises made to pension recipients. The state admits to an unfunded liability of $140 billion, but McQuillan says that is actually an underestimate. According to most economists, the true amount of the unfunded liability is $430 billion.
How did this happen? McQuillan explains and offers six solutions to keep the pension systems solvent.
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Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on Gun Talk Radio with Tom Gresham. Halbrook talks about the Second Amendment and the traditions of liberty and limited government.
Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on WBOB radio's
13 Folds Radio Show. Halbrook talks about his most recent book detailing the events leading up to the Nazi confiscation of guns from German Jews. The program also touches on the vast experience of Halbrook defending rights of gun owners and protecting Second Amendment rights.
Stephen Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on the Tami Jackson show on The405Media.com. Halbrook talks about the origin of the Second Amendment and the arguments for and against the Bill of Rights at the time of Americas founding. Halbrook also discusses the use of gun control and gun registries by Hitlers gestapo, and the dangers of gun registration and infringement of our rights in the present day.
Author of Gun Control in the Third Reich Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook appeared on the Bill Post radio show in Salem, Oregon, with guest host Tami Jackson. Halbrook talks about his work as a Second Amendment author and attorney and how the rights of gun owners are protected by our U.S. Constitution, but those rights need constant protection from state constitutions and local laws designed to limit those rights.