Over the past few months, I asked several well-known economists a poorly worded question: Was there such a phenom as the “physics of economics”? Put a better way: are the economic forces now in play on a national and international scale, irreversible? Or is the Financial Cliff our unavoidable destination? Monty Pelerin and I discussed the “better” question in our recent Libertas Media Project pod cast. Now he has written this superb piece, "It's The Government, Stupid" simply and succinctly laying out the answers to my flummoxed interrogatory, painting a clear, concise picture of our future.
If you're an Accidental Tourist visiting from some other celestial rock, you don't know the significance of the passing of Rush Limbaugh (2/17/21). Look it up. You'll find everything from long-winded laudatory to wretchedly putrid bias. Political punditry has a way of bringing out the best in people and worst in scum. I should know - having frittered away 55 years of an otherwise exemplary life, making meters bounce and management cringe at some of America's Heritage radio stations in Major Markets across the country. Fortunately, audiences were more tolerant most of those pre-Cancel Culture years and the worst I suffered was the occasionally Breached Contract, otherwise known as Delayed Compensation (if you have decent attorneys - an oxymoron, I know). But I digress...My on-air relationship with El Rushbo is detailed highlighted in my book, " 50 Stories: 50 Years in Radio ." For the incurably inquisitive, here is the show from Atlanta, October 1990. Profess