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  1. Apr
    08

    Walter Williams on Economic Myths and Realities

    Posted in Civitas Events, Economics By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    When Dr. Walter Williams spoke at CLC, he sat down with us for an exclusive interview. He covers a wide range of current topics, focusing especially on economic myths and realities. In about 19 minutes he gives a clear, powerful picture of why progressive policies fail and hurt the people they are meant to help, […]

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    Apr
    03

    At Civitas' CLC: Walter Williams Sums Up

    Posted in Civitas Events, Economics By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Walter Williams, at the end of an exclusive interview for Civitas at CLC, in a couple of minutes eloquently summed up his thinking this way. Conservatives should keep that in mind: we too have to convince our fellow citizens of the moral superiority of personal liberty. While also reminding them that free people living in […]

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    Mar
    31

    CLC Delivers Potent Messages

    Posted in Civitas Events By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , , ,

    Our Conservative Leadership Conference is garnering good feedback from many of the 500-some people who took part in two days of events, with 30 experts and speakers illuminating the key topics of our time. Here's a sample of things you might have heard if you were lucky enough to be there: "When I walked into […]

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    Mar
    29

    Quotes from Walter Williams at CLC

    Posted in Civitas Events By Jim Tynen

    At our Conservative Leadership Conference, Walter Williams gave a speech last night that was by turns sobering and scintillating. Here are a few quotes: "Private property and free enterprise [today] are mere skeletons of their past." "We own less and less of our most valuable property — namely ourselves and the fruits of our labor." […]

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    Mar
    27

    CLC Speaker: Legal Trouble for Obamacare

    Posted in Civitas Events By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    One of our CLC speakers, John Fund, updates us on a legal peril the Affordable Care Act faces: Obamacare was under assault from two directions this week in the courts. The Supreme Court heard the Hobby Lobby religious-liberty case, a dispute over whether corporations could be forced to supply contraceptives as part of their health plans. But […]