... family-funded Mercatus Center at George Mason University has released their "Freedom in the 50 States" report .
According to them, the freest state is North Dakota, followed by South Dakota, Tennessee, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma.
Meanwhile, the least free state is New York, followed by California, New Jersey, Hawaii, and Rhode Island.
It's worth pointing out that four of the five most free...
... American Policy
* Bryan Caplan, George Mason University
* Ilya Shapiro, Sallie James, Dan Ikenson, and Jim Harper of Cato
* Alex Nowrasteh, Competitive Enterprise Institute
* Barry Chiswick, George Washington University
* Madeline Zavodny, Agnes Scott College
WHAT TO DO:
You can sign up at cato.org/event.php?eventid=8798
To help discredit those listed above, ask them tough questions, get their...
... Mercatus Center (associated with George Mason University; see the link); Gretchen Hamel; Charles Krauthammer; and Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner.
Those listed as attending past meetings include Haley Barbour (bad on immigration), John Stossel (ditto), Mike Pence (ditto), Bobby Jindal, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Rush Limbaugh, Jim DeMint, Tom Coburn, Paul Ryan, and Tom Price....
Gretchen Hamel - formerly part of the Trade Representative's office in the George W Bush administration and now with the website Bankrupting America - offers the video entitled "REAL or FAKE: Can you tell which of these government spending projects are real or fake?" ( peekURL.com/v1mwxc7 ). It features woman-on-the-street interviews in which Michelle Muccio - the "Rebel Economist" - asks people...
... or otherwise associated with George Mason University, a Libertarian Party worker, and so on. In otherwise, it's a low-level Kochtopus event.
For your amusement, here's the notice from their facebook.com/event.php?eid=105410502822772 page:
* Tim Roemer (affiliated with George Mason University, a nexus of "cosmotarianism" and support for illegal activity),
* Raymond Kelly and Bill Bratton, chiefs of police of NYC and L.A. respectively,
* James Lee Witt (Clinton-era head of FEMA)
* Richard Clarke
For the State Department, all of them are some variation of bad jokes: John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Richard Holbrooke, Sam Nunn, and...
Stephen Fuller/Stephen S. Fuller of George Mason University - supposedly a professor of public policy - is featured on the latest video from 9500 Liberty. On the video (called "IMMIGRATION Crackdown HURTS Our Economy", link) he discusses the dire consequences of Prince William County in northern Virginia trying to do something about illegal immigration in their county. Oddly enough, for...
... professor of Public Policy at George Mason University, Stephen Fuller.
Like their other efforts, the video is being promoted by Youtube for an unknown reason. I'm going to assume that they haven't paid Youtube for the promotion and the latter company is doing it for free for one reason or other, possibly even related to their corporate goals of increasing skilled immigration (Laszlo Bock; link...
... causes "economist" Bryan Caplan of George Mason University to offer the self-evidently ludicrous "The Quick Fix: For the Love of God, Give Every Haitian a Green Card" (link). His grand plan helps show just how insane the libertarian support for open borders is:
Well, I've got a quick fix. Give every Haitian a green card. Invite the world's most precious resource - human labor - to leave a dirt-...
... in Farmers Branch. Shouldn't George Mason University's History News Network consider its credibility and at least verify a few of the things they publish?
Please send them an email and suggest they print a retraction of the various lies and mischaracterizations in her article: editor *at* historynewsnetwork.org
... Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University. His "thinking abilities" as well as his "economic" skills are on full display in the Economist guest post "Immigration Restrictions: A Solution in Search of a Problem". Let's take a look at this public "intellectual":
Every blogger I know tells me the same story: The fastest way to provoke angry comments is to post a kind word about...
... of the economics department at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.") offer the hilariously sad (literally) open borders screed "Why restrict immigration at all?/The Constitution and the laws of economics compel us to welcome all immigrants." (link)
While it would be possible to demolish every point they try to make, let's just take a look at the last section, which is called "Illegal...
... chairman, Economics Department, George Mason University. You can see an example of the latter's thinking abilities on display in this post. The first was a signatory to the similarly childlike Open Letter on Immigration. As previously discussed, some of the first picking up the recent David Leonhardt smear of Lou Dobbs were similar "economists", although not those two.
Another is Robert de...
"I Can't Believe They're Scholars": the Independent Institute has managed to get 500 people - many with PhDs - to sign on to their incredibly lame-brained Open Letter on Immigration.
At least four of the signatories have blogs that accept comments, and if anyone has time please monitor their coverage and discredit them by leaving comments at their site whenever they discuss immigration matters:...
This site is circulating an "Open Letter on Immigration":
In cooperation with the Independent Institute I am looking for as many signatures as possible from economists and other social scientists. Brad DeLong, Greg Mankiw, Vernon Smith, Tyler Cowen and many others from both the left and the right have already signed on.
It's certainly an interesting letter, but it has little relevance to the...
... indoctrination as part of a class from George Mason University.
The center is partially paid for by taxpayers, and partially by unnamed foundations. Whether the Rockefeller Foundation is one of those benefactors is unknown. From August 2003:
WETA chief executive officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller attended Tuesday night's board meeting, and was deeply critical of the final decision.
... just a web site spun off from George Mason University.
I left a comment suggesting that Dreier was just proposing this bill expecting it would fail but that it would show to his constituents that he was trying to do something. I also left a comment on this thread. However, both comments have now been deleted, but thankfully I saved a copy of the first:
Dreier probably intends this to fail.