Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Our Interesting Times With Timothy Kelly 2016.11.01

Morgan Reynolds on Lincoln, FDR, War Myths, and 9/11

Morgan Reynolds joins the show to discuss Lincoln, FDR, war myths and the economy. We talk about the "Honest" Abe's lies that led to the War of Southern Independence, the causes of the Great Depression, FDR's failed domestic policies and his serial deceptions that dragged the country into the Second World War. Later we discuss the economy, the failure of Keynesian economics, 9/11 and the UFO phenomenon. 

Morgan O. Reynolds, Ph.D., currently is Professor emeritus, economics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. He is a former Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor 2001-2002, and he also served as the Director of the Criminal Justice Center and Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Reynolds received his Ph.D. in economics in 1971 from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He has taught and done research at several universities including the Poverty Institute at the University of Wisconsin, the University of California and Texas A&M. He has served on the board of editors at the Journal of Labor Research, the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, and the Journal of Libertarian Studies.

In 1993-4 Reynolds was visiting scholar at the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. He has been an adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute and currently is an adjunct scholar with the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. Among other professional affiliations, Dr. Reynolds has been a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, an international society of free-market economists, scholars and policy advocates.

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