January 30, 2017votes Wednesday on President Trump’s...
January 27, 2017
Our friends at the MacIver Institute in Wisconsin have a new video out on local government budgets and the temptation to spend taxpayer money on questionable “economic development” projects and tourist events like the town of Edgerton’s Harry Potter Festival.
In the end the town Edgerton declined to spend $200,000 to pay for amenities for the festival, and the organizers were free to continue hosting on their own dime.
January 25, 2017
Today, on his birthday, people everywhere will raise a dram to Scottish poet Robert Burns, who most famously penned “Auld Lang Syne.”
But liberty lovers the world over may know Burns best for the immortal lines from “The Author’s Earnest Cry and Prayer”:
Arouse, my boys! exert your mettle,
To get auld Scotland back her kettle...
Freedom an’ whisky gang thegither!
Written in protest of the Scottish Distillery Act of 1786, Burns’ rallying cry and his fellow Scots’ outrage at the whiskey tax was heard. In the updated footnotes of his “...
January 20, 2017
Our young friend Jared Meyer, currently a senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, recently joined Learn Liberty’s Evan Swarztrauber to discuss his book Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young.
Jared points out that not only are young adults today accomplishing far more than they’re generally given credit for, they’re doing so while facing more government barriers to success than ever before. On this same theme, see Fred Smith in Forbes on The Next...
January 19, 2017a fascinating program on economic growth and new business startups. The presentations and panel discussion...
January 18, 2017
January 17, 2017Southern Shorts Awards in Roswell, Georgia last weekend, I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit made its big screen debut as one of the top 3 scoring documentaries in the merit-based competition.
In total, the production and...
January 13, 2017
This weekend the producers of the CEI film I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit will be in Roswell, Georgia for the Southern Shorts Film Festival and Awards Presentation, where I, Whiskey has been honored with an Award of Excellence and is eligible for Best Documentary of Fall 2016. You can learn more about the festival and its previous award winners from the Summer 2016 awards presentation below.
Next month the I, Whiskey producers will be back on the road for the Oxford Film Festival in Oxford, Mississippi. The...
January 12, 2017State of American Business Address” to a packed hall...
January 11, 2017