The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury | TEDxCountyLineRoad

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The Great Economic Myth of 2008, challenging the accounting to accounting principal.

Brian Wesbury is Chief Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., a financial services firm based in Wheaton, Illinois.
Mr. Wesbury has been a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since 1999. In 2012, he was named a Fellow of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX where he works closely with its 4%-Growth Project. His writing appears in various magazines, newspapers and blogs, and he appears regularly on Fox, Bloomberg, CNBCand BNN Canada TV. In 1995 and 1996, he served as Chief Economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. The Wall Street Journal ranked Mr. Wesbury the nation’s #1 U.S. economic forecaster in 2001, and USA Today ranked him as one of the nation’s top 10 forecasters in 2004. Mr. Wesbury began his career in 1982 at the Harris Bank in Chicago. Former positions include Vice President and Economist for the Chicago Corporation and Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Griffin, Kubik, Stephens, & Thompson. Mr. Wesbury received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Montana. McGraw-Hill published his first book, The New Era of Wealth, in October 1999. His most recent book, It’s Not As Bad As You Think, was published in November 2009 by John Wiley & Sons. In 2011, Mr. Wesbury received the University of Montana’s Distinguished Alumni Award. This award honors outstanding alumni who have “brought honor to the University, the state or the nation.” There have been 267 recipients of this award out of a potential pool of 91,000 graduates.

The Strange Death of American Civility: Pt1 – Democrats vs Republicans | People and Power

Note: This is the first of a two-part report. Watch Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/85K7xeJ8g4Y

 

more education funding why did you
launch the moral Monday movie because
the legislature in the first 13 days of
that getting here in 2013 they attacked
everybody it’s from the teachers to the
poor to the sick then they attack voting
rights they knew that voter ID would
hurt minorities women and students but
it wasn’t just voter ID they wanted to
rollback same-day registration early
voting they didn’t even want 17 and 18
year olds to pre-register to vote this
was an all-out war on the ballot the
n-double-a-cp mounted a legal challenge
to the Republican voter ID law in 2016
federal appeals court judges struck it
down saying the law was designed to
target African Americans with almost
surgical precision we want we want over
the suppression and the people found out
that even that you don’t just have to
wait until there’s an electoral season
but this past December North Carolina
Republicans passed another voter ID law
the n-double-a-cp and other voting
rights advocates are challenging it
again in court do you think race is at

David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on Trump’s mass shooting response

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week’s political news, including whether there will be real momentum in Congress to enact stronger gun legislation, how President Trump conducted himself visiting shooting victims in El Paso and Dayton and what white supremacy means for our American national identity.