CT ammunition tax, how many bullets does someone need for protection, the State of the Union, migrant buses at the border, RBG returns

Connecticut legislators, as if they don’t have enough problems with other things including their budget, has introduced HB 5700 – a bill that adds a 50% tax on ammunition. Rep. Gilchrist, the bill’s sponsor, reasons, “I’m hearing push back about the need to protect one’s home… but how much ammunition does someone really need to…

Facebook’s new data grab, YUGE jobs numbers, Cory, Nancy, and all the ‘leaked’ Super Bowl commercials a kid could want

Teach your kids the value of $20, and the infinite value of their privacy: Facebook’s new data-for-cash debacle. And: Teens deserve more than $20 for giving all their phone data to Facebook. My 11 year old just got an ear full he was not expecting. You know they’ll credit the furloughed government workers looking for…

An Economy of One – July 5, 2018

Hour 1: World Cup; Job rates and employment numbers; unintended consequences of minimum wages; Tariff wars; #WalkAway – is this a turning point? Hour 2: Can we really celebrate independence?; Are American’s really free and independent?; Who were our founding fathers; Socialism began long before today; American History quiz for Rudy

An Economy of One – June 28, 2018

Hour 1: Health care; Col. West interview: response to a listener, both sides can behave badly; Toledo Blade article “United States of Intolerance” Hour 2: Jobs numbers; Employment rates; Why aren’t men working at rates they used to work?; Cafe con Leche index; SALT deduction; Renting – could it be the best choice for you…

An Economy of One – June 14, 2018

Hour 1: Jobs numbers; Are we at full employment?; Producer Rudy – an Air Force flag bearer; Small business optimism up; Philadelphia soda tax failure; Freedom v. social justice; New scams Hour 2: Ryan Radia of CEI on antitrust law; Comcast/20th Century Fox/Disney merger; More Trump tax cuts in the works?; Flag Day

An Economy of One – August 9, 2017

Hour 1: Freedom at concerts; Opioids impact on business owners and hiring; James Pethokoukis from AEI on ‘Peak Jobs’ and productivity; Hardware store experience… or lack of experience Hour 2: Manufacturer’s response and answer to opioid use; Rep. Dan Donovan / Rep. Debbie Dingall bill Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act; Save a tree, kill…