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Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Now the Liberals Covet the Corpses of Milton Friedman, Ronald Reagan

alphathought Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 2:31 PM
Whoops. The jury is still out on the all-vol military, not in terms of professionalism of the US military but in terms of the attitude of those who have not served or will not be asked to serve. Those who do not contribute to the defense (like Obama, for example) also do not value it.

Milton Friedman, the great economist, was one of a handful of intellectuals whose work forms the foundation for the modern Conservative movement. He has been dead since 2006, but this week would be his centennial. He lived a long and prodigious life. In his lifetime, he was viewed as an odious figure by the Liberal brethren, a close advisor to dictators, an advocate of child labor, a favorite of fat cats.

Yet with the passage of time, his repute as the prophet of an age of unsurpassed prosperity for just about everyone has only spread. Thus, the Liberals have adopted...