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  • Milton Man Chases Coyote To Save Small Dog

    05/25/2016 7:11:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    CBS Local ^ | May 23, 2016 | Jim Smith
    A Milton man chased down a coyote to help save his family’s dog from a potentially deadly attack. Early Saturday morning, the small dog named Cally was outside in her backyard when a coyote attacked her and opened gaping wounds. The coyote then ran away with Cally still in its mouth. Ryan Labbe says his father then chased down the coyote and saved his pet’s life. “It attacked her first in the abdomen,” Ryan said. “But she managed to get away somehow. Then it attacked her again and went right for her neck, picked her up and ran down the...
  • FLASHBACK: Milton Friedman Schools a Young David Brooks on Free College

    04/19/2016 3:27:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/19/16 | Trey Sanchez
    This old video seemed quite appropriate to dust off with the resurgence of "free college" demands from the Left. Back in 1985, a young David Brooks, now a New York Times columnist, sat across from economist Milton Friedman and was schooled on why government-subsidized higher education is a bad idea. The video is courtesy of Liberty Pen. Friedman set the stage for the debate involving Brooks and the other panelists: The question I want to raise is whether those higher education expenditures are a justifiable activity of government and what there consequences are and whether they really are a desirable...
  • Milton Friedman responds to Bernie Sanders (free college proposal)

    03/11/2016 8:52:43 AM PST · by Jim 0216 · 21 replies
    The Conservatarian Review ^ | 5/20/15 | the conservatarian
    Senator Bernie Sanders, presidential candidate and America’s leading socialist, announced today that he would be introducing a bill to make college “free” for students seeking bachelor degrees. Had Milton Friedman been alive today, he would have no doubt thrown cold water on Sanders’ proposal. First, he would have likely addressed the fallacy known as the free lunch myth. You can watch him do so below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZMxvlKxyk0 Secondly, and more specifically, he would have discussed the economics of higher education. You can watch him do so below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3-_r_t7AZU It’s unfortunate that there isn’t a conservative/libertarian intellectual with the communication skills of...
  • Police: Father admits to putting acid in toddler's sippy cup

    12/12/2015 5:00:35 PM PST · by BBell · 27 replies
    http://www.nola.com ^ | Erin Edgemon
    A Florida father confessed to police to putting acid used to make methamphetamine inside his 3-year-old's sippy cup, according to reports. The toddler suffered severe burns to his mouth, face, neck and chest area after drinking from the cup on Wednesday, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Department told Channel 3 News. A 1-year-old child was also seriously injured. "Long term effects, the most severe would be gastric ulcers that can cause structural problems with the way the esophagus works," an unnamed doctor told the news station. "Any type of toxic burn can cause scar tissue and cause problems from now...
  • UPDATE: WV Fire Marshals say Milton Flea Market fire caused by faulty wiring

    10/03/2014 9:20:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WOWKTV ^ | staff
    MILTON, WV - UPDATE: Donald Barker spent Friday morning sifting through rubble, trying to salvage what he could after a fire tore through the Milton Flea Market. He and his family have been vendors for years and lost everything in their booth to the blaze. “It's not as bad as some of the other people, they lost a lot of money,” Barker said. A Milton police officer first spotted the blaze around 8 a.m. Four fire departments responded and were able to contain the fire within an hour. News spread quickly through social media, sparking a frenzy among vendors praying...
  • Homosexual legal group in MA... to force Catholic school to hire man who's "married" to another man

    02/05/2014 12:24:42 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 21 replies
    Mass Resistance ^ | January 31, 2014 | Mass Resistance
    The next step of the "gay marriage" agenda is about to begin here in Massachusetts. It's the push to use the legal system to force religious organizations to include homosexuality and transgenderism. Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA, a Catholic girls' high school, is under attack by the homosexual movement. Across the country whenever a "gay marriage" battle heats up pro-family people are always told, "It's all about civil rights. It won't affect your religious institutions." And the politicians and judges believe them. That's about to change. This week the powerful Boston homosexual legal group, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders...
  • Suburbs secede from Atlanta. 'Detroit of the South' bludgeoned by troubles

    03/11/2013 3:38:20 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 39 replies
    WND ^ | 3/10/2013
    As Detroit – beset by violence, debt and social woes – prepares to undergo a historic takeover by the Michigan state government, the city of Atlanta could be sliding toward a similar fate. Some are quietly wondering whether Atlanta is in danger of becoming “the Detroit of the South.” The city has experienced an ongoing succession of government scandals, ranging from a massive cheating racket to corruption, bribery, school-board incompetence and now the potential loss of accreditation for the local DeKalb County school system. For several years, problems of this sort have fueled political reforms, including the creation of new...
  • Friday's economics lesson

    12/07/2012 4:01:32 PM PST · by Thad Lost · 4 replies
    Tea Party Nation ^ | 12/7/12 | John Wiseman
    Dr. Sowell is perhaps one of our greatest living economists. Since arguments and debates about economic matters seem so important to almost everyone during our election cycles, I will never understand America's reluctance to actually take the time and energy required to gain even a basic understanding of the subject. I will likewise never fully understand the nation's economists remaining mostly silent during election seasons and allowing politicians and morons to take it upon themselves to put words into their mouths. When Barack Obama and Bill Clinton stood up during the Democrat National Convention and made the astoundingly false claim...
  • Milton Friedman - The Free Lunch Myth

    08/08/2012 6:11:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/8/12 | LibertyPen
    Milton Friedman explodes the myth that government can provide goods and services at no one's expense
  • Uncle Milty (Friedman) Slaps Silly Lib Around The Room For Fun

    07/17/2012 6:08:17 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 17, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    More relevant today than ever before- you listening, self-assured Obammunist boneheads? Phil Donahue Show (1979): Donahue:  When you see around the globe the maldistribution of wealth, the desperate plight of millions of people in underdeveloped countries, when you see so few haves and so many have-nots, when you see the greed and the concentration of power... did you ever have a moment of doubt about capitalism? And whether greed is a good idea to run on? Friedman: Well first of all, is there some society you know that doesn't run on 'greed'? Do you think Russia doesn't run on 'greed'? Do...
  • Milton Friedman - Why Tax Reform Is Impossible

    06/30/2012 11:30:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/29/12 | LibertyPen
    Friedman explains why our tax code is enormously complex and not likely to change.
  • Tribute to Milton Friedman and the Humble Pencil

    04/26/2012 12:13:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 4/22/12 | FreeMarketAmerica
    We're Milton Friedman fans. And we're believers in powerful but simple videos, too. Professor Friedman's famous video, entitled "I, Pencil," (based on Leonard Reed's essay of the same name) inspired us to take a closer look at the humble pencil.
  • NH Town Solves Mystery of Old Safe's Contents

    04/15/2012 8:59:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | April 14, 2012 | Lynne Tuohy
    Milton is a small New Hampshire town that knows how to safeguard its secrets -- namely by losing the combination to one very large safe. No one's quite sure when the safe was last opened, but the town's administrator and selectmen were determined to end the mystery of its contents. So they hired a safecracker, Seacoast Lock and Safe owner Paul Letourneau. Letourneau says it took him three hours Thursday to drill through and reset the combination of the safe. "On a scale of 1-10, it was probably a seven," Letourneau said. The safe was immediately closed and relocked so...
  • Milton Friedman - Why Do We Let This Happen?

    01/04/2012 10:15:21 AM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1978 | Free to Choose Network
    In this archival video from Free To Choose Network, Milton Friedman explains why he believes people allow their liberties to be eroded. The question -- and Friedman's answer -- could have come up today. This video was taken at Cornell University in around 1978.
  • Frances Fox Piven vs. Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell

    08/23/2011 10:01:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/23/11 | FreeToChooseNetwork
    In this clip from the 1980 Free To Choose, socialist Frances Fox Piven tangles with Milton Friedman and Thomas Sowell. We thought this would be interesting in light of the recent dustup between The New York Times and Fox News (Glenn Beck) on the subject of Piven.
  • Taxes and Inflation

    02/11/2011 12:15:03 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 2 replies
    Powerline ^ | Feb 11 ,2011 | Steven Hayward
    Newsweek and Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson is the best economics writer in the mainstream media today. He nearly always gets things right, and has the numbers to back it up. His column this week on Reagan and inflation is right to draw our attention to an aspect of the Reagan story that has tended to be overlooked during Reaganpalooza, namely that Reagan's steadfast backing of Paul Volcker's campaign to wring inflation out of our economy as a crucial accomplishment, and one that few if any other presidents would have had the stomach to see through: No other possible president...
  • Rightnetwork is showing Milton Freeman's "Free to Choose"

    09/12/2010 6:57:39 AM PDT · by netmilsmom · 15 replies · 1+ views
    The Right Network ^ | Milton Freeman
    Kelsey Grammer is choosing some fantastic shows for his new network. It's not up on many cable providers, but if you sign up for their emails, it will show the companies that it is popular. Go to the main page and sign up. I like it streaming, I don't have cable.
  • BBC: Spy lifts lid on al-Qaeda

    11/16/2006 6:13:48 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 25 replies · 1,707+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, 16 November 2006, 21:01 GMT | Gordon Corera BBC security correspondent
    It is rare to get an insider's perspective on the emergence of al-Qaeda. It is also rare to get a glimpse of the world of spies and agents. To provide both is incredibly unusual. Omar Nasiri - not his real name but one chosen to protect his identity - says he spent seven years working as an agent for European intelligence services and as an al-Qaeda operative, part of the time in the UK. He provides a unique insight into how al-Qaeda was far more organised, coherent and determined in the 1990s than was appreciated at the time. Jihad militants...
  • Mass. man kills 2 sisters, but police save the 3rd

    03/29/2009 2:46:10 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 53 replies · 2,667+ views
    Google News/ AP ^ | 29 March 2009 | Glen Johnson
    MILTON, Mass. (AP) — A man on a rampage fatally stabbed his 17-year-old sister, decapitated his 5-year-old sister in front of a police officer and then headed toward his 9-year-old sister with a knife in his hand before officers shot him amid what their chief described as "a killing field." There was no clear motive for the events that unfolded Saturday in a tony Boston suburb that also is home to Gov. Deval Patrick. But there was no doubt at the carnage wrought by 23-year-old Kerby Revelus against his three sisters in the two-family home they shared with their parents...
  • Milton Friedman - Greed (CLASSIC! why socialism fails/ Obama is the Problem / Donahue smackdown)

    03/20/2009 7:44:47 AM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 25 replies · 1,091+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWsx1X8PV_A In his book "Capitalism and Freedom" (1962) Milton Friedman (1912-2006) advocated minimizing the role of government in a free market as a means of creating political and social freedom. An excerpt from an interview with Phil Donahue in 1979.