Michael E. Fournier MBA

Archive for the ‘Milton Friedman’ Category

A Birthday Tribute to Milton Friedman: 10 Ideas That Affect Our World

In Milton Friedman on August 7, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Ken Schoolland presents an article in the Hawaii Reporter on the 99th Milton Friedman Birthday celebration in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Event was sponsored by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and the Small Business Hawaii Entrepreneurial Education Foundation.


Missing Milton Friedman

In Milton Friedman on July 30, 2011 at 7:23 am

Isn’t it the truth, in a time when we could use his sage advice the most.

Entrenched Libs

In Milton Friedman, Politics and economics on July 24, 2011 at 6:32 pm

I bring up this only because I am amazed at the extent to which liberals will go to defend economic policies that dont work and viciously attack things that do work.  In the Huffington Post, Mary Bottari writes ALEC Exposed: Milton Friedman’s Little Shop of Horrors, in which she savages Milton Friedman and ALEC.  If still alive, Friedman with his masterful wit would have taken her argument apart.  Desperately clinging to their failed policies and President, they are trying to take us all down with them.

In a related article in the American Thinker, James Lewis write the article Demonizing Milton Friedman, in which he discusses the Naomi Klein article and the left’s incessant denigration of the great man.

John Fund Discusses the Legacy of Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Milton Friedman

In Milton Friedman on July 17, 2011 at 7:22 pm

John Fund of the Wall Street Journal to discuss Friedman’s ideas on what would have been his 99th birthday.

Since $800 Billion In Stimulus Didn’t Work, Krugman Wants To Double Down

In Milton Friedman on July 17, 2011 at 7:19 pm

In Business Insider, Eric Falkenstein discusses the fallacy of the stimulus package and how the Keynesians among us are attempting to double down, creating a bigger stimulus package.  This despite the fact that the stimulus failed to produce any massive employment among the public sector.

Milton Friedman: The Zero Sum Political Game

In Milton Friedman on July 11, 2011 at 1:41 am

Vid w/my hero Milton Friedman.

Time to start buying silver?

Real HealthCare Reform

In Milton Friedman on July 11, 2011 at 1:37 am

On Wednesday, July 6, the Acton Institut’e Power Blog resurrected a 2001 article by Milton Friedman ‘How to Cure Health Care’.  Milton Friedman provides his usual logic and insight to the proglem, as no one else can.

Milton Friedman had the Right Idea About Capitalism

In Milton Friedman on July 4, 2011 at 12:54 am

In today’s issue of the Tulsa Beacon, Charles Biggs wrote a great piece on the master communicator.  Phil Donohue tried to corner Friedman into admitting capitalism was a philosophy for the greedy.  Friedman, as usual, with his brilliant mind made a case for free markets and put Donohue to shame.

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