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OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 134 WELFARE NANNY STATE “we sometimes debated whether taxes were too high or certain regulations were discouraging innovation, whether the “nanny state” was sapping individual initiative or this or that program was wasteful, we generally understood the advantages of a society that at least tried to offer a fair shake to everyone and built a floor beneath which nobody could sink.

— Milton Friedman PBS Free to Choose 1980 Vol 4 of 10 From Cradle to Grave Milton Friedman – Whats wrong with welfare? (Q&A) Free To Choose – Milton Friedman on The Welfare System (1978) | Thomas S… Milton Friedman Speaks: What is Wrong with the Welfare State? (B1229) – … April 4, 2021 Office […]

OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 130 “Mindful of accusations that I planned to use the economic crisis as an excuse for an orgy of wasteful liberal boondoggles (and because I in fact wanted to prevent Congress from engaging in wasteful boondoggles, liberal or otherwise), we put in place a series of good-government safeguards: a competitive application process for state and local governments seeking funding; strict audit and reporting requirements;”

— Stimulus II: A Sequel America Can’t Afford Milton Friedman – Stimulus and Inflation —- Daniel J. Mitchell on Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan Dan Mitchell discusses Ineffectiveness of Stimulus Spending March 31, 2021 Office of Barack and Michelle ObamaP.O. Box 91000Washington, DC 20066 Dear President Obama, I wrote you over 700 letters while you were […]

OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 111 “Mindful of accusations that I planned to use the economic crisis as an excuse for an orgy of wasteful liberal boondoggles we put in place a series of good-government safeguards: a competitive application process for state and local governments seeking funding; strict audit and reporting requirements;”

— Stimulus II: A Sequel America Can’t Afford Milton Friedman – Stimulus and Inflation —- Daniel J. Mitchell on Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan Dan Mitchell discusses Ineffectiveness of Stimulus Spending March 12, 2021 Office of Barack and Michelle ObamaP.O. Box 91000Washington, DC 20066 Dear President Obama, I wrote you over 700 letters while you were […]

OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 91 “Some promising ideas we rejected because they would take too long to stand up or required a huge new bureaucracy to manage. Others missed the cut because they wouldn’t boost demand sufficiently. Mindful of accusations that I planned to use the economic crisis as an excuse for an orgy of wasteful liberal boondoggles (and because I in fact wanted to prevent Congress from engaging in wasteful boondoggles, liberal or otherwise), we put in place a series of good-government safeguards: a competitive application process for state and local governments seeking funding; strict audit and reporting requirements;”

— Stimulus II: A Sequel America Can’t Afford Milton Friedman – Stimulus and Inflation —- Daniel J. Mitchell on Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan Dan Mitchell discusses Ineffectiveness of Stimulus Spending February 20, 2021 Office of Barack and Michelle ObamaP.O. Box 91000Washington, DC 20066 Dear President Obama, I wrote you over 700 letters while you were […]

OPEN LETTER TO BARACK OBAMA ON HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “A PROMISED LAND” Part 85 “Mindful of accusations that I planned to use the economic crisis as an excuse for an orgy of wasteful liberal boondoggles we put in place a series of good-government safeguards” (Thomas Sowell on Biden)

— Stimulus II: A Sequel America Can’t Afford Milton Friedman – Stimulus and Inflation —- Daniel J. Mitchell on Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan Dan Mitchell discusses Ineffectiveness of Stimulus Spending February 14, 2021 Office of Barack and Michelle ObamaP.O. Box 91000Washington, DC 20066 Dear President Obama, I wrote you over 700 letters while you were […]

Time Is Ours to Win War on Government Waste

— Time Is Ours to Win War on Government Waste Thomas W. Smith / February 03, 2021 A man waits at a bus stop in Washington, D.C., that displays the national debt of the United States, June 19, 2020. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images) COMMENTARY BY Thomas W. Smith Thomas W. Smith is chairman of OpenTheBooks.com. […]

9 Wasteful Programs From Massive Spending Bill That Can, and Should, Be Reversed

—- 9 Wasteful Programs From Massive Spending Bill That Can, and Should, Be Reversed Matthew Dickerson / December 30, 2020 / 6 Comments Under the Impoundment Control Act, the president can propose that Congress rescind, or cancel, specific unspent budget authority from programs he has determined are unneeded. Pictured: President Donald Trump presents the Presidential […]

Open Letter #79 to Ricky Gervais on comparison of the Tony of AFTER LIFE to the Solomon of ECCLESIASTES, What does Sufjan Stevens mean when he writes, “The only reason why I continue at all, Faith in reason, I wasted my life playing dumb…Blind faith…”

—- — — —- — —— —- After Life #1 Trailer —- I listened to this question and answer session at Harvard in 1992 on cassette tapes and was captivated with Ravi Zacharias. His responses were so much better than Kath’s responses to Tony in AFTER LIFE. I have referenced work by Ravi many times […]

WOODY WEDNESDAY Settling into a hotel bar in Soho after a long day shooting a film for Woody Allen in the Bronx, Justin Timberlake wastes no time ordering the first of several Vesper martinis. “I was terrified all day today, dude,”

___________ Justin Timberlake Talks ‘Trolls,’ Family Life and His New Album With Pharrell Williams Andrew Barker Senior Features Writer@barkerrant TOM MUNRO FOR VARIETY NOVEMBER 1, 2016 | 10:00AM PT Settling into a hotel bar in Soho after a long day shooting a film for Woody Allen in the Bronx, Justin Timberlake wastes no time ordering […]

Open Letter to President Trump (Part 2) Eliminating Wasteful Departments would be a good first step!!!

___ (This letter will be emailed to White House on 1-21-17) President Donald J. Trump c/o The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, In the next few months I will writing you about several things that Milton Friedman said should be done to give Americans more freedom in their […]