Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Milton Friedman Would Have Turned 100 Today

At Reason, "Vid: Happy 100th Birthday to Milton Friedman!"

And see Stephen Moore at the Wall Street Journal, "The Man Who Saved Capitalism" (via Memeorandum):
It's a tragedy that Milton Friedman—born 100 years ago on July 31—did not live long enough to combat the big-government ideas that have formed the core of Obamanomics. It's perhaps more tragic that our current president, who attended the University of Chicago where Friedman taught for decades, never fell under the influence of the world's greatest champion of the free market. Imagine how much better things would have turned out, for Mr. Obama and the country.
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Also at Instapundit, "DON BOUDREAUX: Milton Friedman, a centennial appreciation."

Added: More from Michelle Malkin, "Celebrating Milton Friedman at 100."