Happy birthday Milton Friedman

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Happy 100th birthday to Milton Friedman!

Go to the link to watch some wonderful video clips of Friedman clearly and with good humor explaining the benefits of freedom and capitalism. However, for me my favorite Milton Friedman quote is without question this one, on the real way to change Congress:

I do not believe that the solution to our problem is simply to elect the right people. The important thing is to establish a political climate of opinion which will make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.

Actual video below the fold.


One comment

  • Jim

    One of the best efforts on PBS years ago was Friedman’s “Free to Choose.” Well worth checking out on youtube if you have not seen it.

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