This Thanksgiving, Don’t Count Calories. Jonathan Bailor, nutritionist & senior program manager at Microsoft, on why people who tell you to worry about calories don’t understand anything about nutritional health, as argued in his new book, The Calorie Myth: How to Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight, and Live Better.
Herd mentality can be as frustrating as it is inexplicable. Once a crowd starts moving, momentum can be all that matters and clear signs and warnings are often totally ignored. Financial markets are currently following this pattern with respect to the unshakable belief that the Federal Reserve is ready, willing, and most importantly, able, to immediately …
On Every Americans’ Christmas Wish List: A Shuttered TSA. Chris Edwards, director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute & editor of DownsizingGovernment.org, on how we could shut down the TSA, improve airport security, and make traveling over the holidays fun again.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Stephen M.R. Covey, co-founder of CoveyLink & of the best selling author of The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything, on the 25th anniversary new edition of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, (which was written by his father), how he helped engineer …
Free Form Friday, guided by the best callers in talk radio! Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 11-18-13 to 11-22-13 Monday – Bitcoin is a pyramid scheme. Tuesday – The government may have faked the jobs numbers prior to the 2012 election. Wednesday – Walmart: This is the weakest holiday market since 2009./li> Thursday – China will no longer …
Peaceful Assembly in the Age of Militarized Police. Amber Lyon, investigative journalist & photographer, on her new book, Peace, Love and Pepper Spray.
Got Goats? PJ Jonas, entrepreneur & mother of eight, on how she built the national company Goat Milk Stuff while home-schooling her children on their Indiana family farm.
The Color Gap? Fatima Goss-Graves, Vice President for Education & Employment at the National Women’s Law Center, on how census data proves employers pay women of color less
A View from the Inside Andrew Huszar, Josh Barro, senior fellow at Rutgers Business school & former manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, on how his time running the Fed’s Quantitative Easing program turned him against Bernanke’s stimulus program
Free Form Friday, guided by the best callers in talk radio! Cliff’s Notes Recap Weekly Recap for 11-12-13 to 11-15-13 Tuesday – 720,000 people left the labor force. Wednesday – Bitcoins have all the flaws of a fiat currency. Thursday – There will be no tapering under Janet Yellen. Friday – Vibrant economic growth brings prices down.