A “bottlenecker” is a person who advocates for the creation or perpetuation of government regulation, particularly an occupational license, to restrict entry into his or her occupation, thereby accruing an economic advantage without a benefit to consumers. On today’s show, I want to look at bottleneckers, in particular occupation licensure.
The Electoral College–many groups have tried and are trying to change it. The topic became alive again in 2016 with the electoral victory of Donald Trump, while Hillary Clinton received the popular vote edge. What does the Constitution say? What did the Framers say? How has it worked? And what
On this show, I talk to Professor of Economics at Frostburg State University in Maryland, William Anderson, PhD about the history, the economics and the massive government intrusion associated with the Green New Deal proposed by Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. Show host, Robert Herriman looks at issues of politics, society and
The 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, is held up by many as the epitome of conservatism. The question is, how conservative was he? On this podcast, I am joined by Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, Ivan Eland to answer this question. I asked Eland specifically about