What We’re Watching – September 21 – Pacific Research Institute

What We’re Watching – September 21


Tim Anaya – Boy Asks President Trump for a Hug

Our friends in North and South Carolina are busy today getting back on track in the aftermath of last week’s destructive Hurricane Florence.  The aftermath of this devastating storm was not all tragic.  President Trump and several Cabinet officials toured North Carolina earlier this week.  One boy at a disaster relief center asked the President for a hug . . . and melted the hearts of even the most jaded observer in the process.  Watch for yourself.  I dare you not to smile after watching this video.

Rowena Itchon – Coming Soon: Cashierless Grocery Stores

Another game changer — cashierless grocery stores from Amazon. 3,000 by 2021. That’s America – I can’t wait.

Kerry Jackson – Is There a Right Way and Wrong Way to Help the Poor?

As we’ve been saying, the private sector is far better at alleviating poverty than the state.

Ben Smithwick – What We Can Learn About School Choice from The West Wing

This is an entertaining video produced by EdChoice showing how school choice is represented in the TV series “The West Wing.”

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