Thursday Show 11/6/14
We have a special guest tonight; Mark Thornton
Mark Thornton is a senior resident fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. And is the book review editor for the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. He is the author of The Economics of Prohibition, coauthor of Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation: The Economics of the Civil War, and the editor of The Quotable Mises, The Bastiat Collection, and An Essay on Economic Theory.
The greatest show on Earth: 5 agencies to meet Michael Brown's parents
The parents of Michael Brown will meet with about 20 representatives of the Obama administration in Geneva, Switzerland, before pleading their case to the United Nations Committee Against Torture, according to the director of the nonprofit group organizing their trip.
Second Amendment crushes gun control candidates in midterm elections
As the election returns came in on November 4 one thing was evident—the Second Amendment crushed gun control candidates in Senate and gubernatorial races around the country. In so doing, the Second Amendment annihilated the left's relentless claim that 90 percent of Americans support more gun control.
Facts about pumkins
Autumn is a time for leaf peeping, jack-o'-lanterns and pumpkin pie. The bright orange globes are the quintessential symbols of the season, and spooky jack-o'-lanterns have become a staple of Halloween celebrations everywhere. But long before pumpkin spice lattes became the fall favorite at coffee shops, the fleshy gourd was a symbol of American family farms and a bountiful harvest.