What We’re Watching – December 21

What We’re Watching – December 21

Tim Anaya – Farewell to Gov. Brown

For those who didn’t have the opportunity to Gov. Brown’s one (and only) appearance before the Sacramento Press Club this week, watch this clip for some of the highlights and a look back at this unique California character’s legacy in office.

Ben Smithwick – Why Is California Such a Mess?

In this video produced by the Foundation for Economic Education sums up the economic situation in California and draws on the work of PRI California Fellow Kerry Jackson. As the narrator puts it, California’s economy is in desperate need of a dose of economic freedom.

Rowena Itchon – Real World Consequences of Politicians Interfering with a Complex Industry

Our colleagues at the Reason Foundation take an in-depth look at New York’s car wash industry, and the real world consequences of politicians interfering with a complex industry they don’t understand.

Kerry Jackson – They Shall Not Grow Old

War is based on policy, or as Clausewitz said, it is politics by other means. Maybe if the principals of WWI had been able to see this movie before they went to war, and could see what they were about to unleash, a lot of carnage could have been avoided.

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