Ferg on Free Markets with Mike Beitler: Article V, Occupy Wall Street, and Immigration Trends

This week, Mike Beitler of Voice America Business invited me on for an examination of Article V and the National Debt Relief Amendment, the Occupy Wall Street protests (with Greece as a parallel), and the reality of immigration policy. Mike is a host (alongside his teaching and business consulting) I’ve grown to respect over the years, and I encourage people to have a listen. Don’t hesitate to email me feedback.

Here are the articles we discuss, and since they all have plenty of references, they provide an excellent starting point for those interested in a deeper examination.

During the interview, one person questioned how I came to an unfunded liability of $200 trillion – an immense figure to anyone. The economist with that calculation is Larry Kotlikoff, and here is one of his columns on Bloomberg.

Fergus Hodgson

Director of fiscal policy studies at the John Locke Foundation, policy advisor with The Future of Freedom Foundation, and host of The Sta...