News of the Week: Moral Frauds and Economic Prosperity

Recapping the interesting and significant news and articles of the past week.

Walter Block, a good friend of mine and an atheist, defends Christian libertarians publicly.

Thomas DiLorenzo gives us a short history of the Republican Party, a party not of great morals but great moral frauds.

CATO Institute has an awesome infographic on how the iPhone has reduced the amount of material we use in products.

Some optimistic figures about wealth and the previous generation:

Ralph Raico is Mr. Classical Liberal, and has a new book out to prove it.

Freakonomics co-author Steven Levitt thinks it’s a win-win to bribe kids to get good grades with money.

Many thanks to LCC author Doug Stuart for helping assemble these links this week! Also, if you have something you’d like to talk about or news item to share, please let us know in the comments. I read every comment and usually take time to respond to almost all of them. Have a great weekend!

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