Friday, August 14, 2015

Show Notes 08-13-2015

Thursday show 08-13-15

Connecticut On Its Latest Cash Grab: It’s Not Greed When We Do It
Those possessing the anti-capitalist mentality — so ascendant in our culture today — often critique market actors as being solely motivated by “greed.” Surely economic systems based on nobler motivations, they say, would better promote the long-run interests of the planet.
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In Greece, Reliance on Public Funds Is the Central Problem
The main puzzle behind Greece is simple from a praxeological standpoint — you get more of what you subsidize and less of what you tax. Greece, being a nation with a high tax rate on production and a high subsidy rate on public assistance, will generate a population that finds greater preference toward public assistance and away from productive labor.
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Rush: orders from GOP donors to take out Trump
On Friday, Limbaugh began by telling listeners how, on the day of Thursday’s debate, he had learned “that big-time Republican donors had ordered to take out Donald Trump in the debate last night.”
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Lerner brands Republicans evil and dishonest in newly released emails
Newly released emails from Lois Lerner show the former IRS official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal calling Republican critics “evil and dishonest,” and even “hateful.”
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Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault
The list of women accusing comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault grew by three Wednesday, as two actresses and a former airline stewardess made their allegations public.
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Six cultures' favorite junk foods
When many people think of Americans, visuals of potato chip-crusted couch surfers come to mind. But we're not the only country with a penchant for junk food. For every Dorito, Twinkie, Slim Jim and Pop Tart in America, there's an ethnic equivalent in another country. Take a look at how the rest of the world snacks.
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