Ahead of the Curve


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money . culture . politics .
interesting people . interesting things .

Ahead of the Curve


money . culture . politics .
interesting people . interesting things .

money . culture . politics .
interesting people . interesting things .

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Episode 97  “Do we need masks?”



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Episode 97 “Paying the Price of Panic” with Dr. Jay Richards


“The human costs of the emergency response to Covid 19 have vastly outweighed its benefits.” So argue, backed by a vast amount of research, scholars Jay Richards, William Briggs, and Douglas Axe, authors of “The Price of Panic.” For the first time in history, the world has shut itself down - by choice - for fear of a virus whose dangers have been ...


Episode 96 “Making a Difference: HillFaith” with Mark Tapscott


“If you wanted to aim at the heart of the matter to bring about a more virtuous Washington DC where would you start? For Mark Tapscott, the award winning investigative journalist, editorial page editor and founder of HillFaith, the answer is clear: share the Good News of His Gospel with congressional staffers on Capitol Hill. “If you were asked, who’s the most influential but least wel ...


Episode 95 “When Politicans Panicked” with John Tamny


Talking with John Tamny about his upcoming book “When Politicians Panicked: The New Coronavirus, Expert Opinion, and a Tragic Lapse of Reason." His premise, and I agree, is that experts aren’t the answer to crisis, they are the crisis. What was needed at the onset of the virus was leadership wise enough to let sensible Americans figure out how to protect themselves. Information coming from ...


Episode 94 College Football: Money Culture Politics with John Tamny and Brian McNicoll


It’s Saturday in September and there’s no Big Ten football being played today. But in a not-so-surprising reversal, just weeks after Kevin Warren, the Big Ten commissioner, pointedly said the decision not to play this year would “not be revisited”, they revisited. They just announced that it will start up its fall football season October 24. Why the change? Of course it faced pres ...


Episode 93 “The Post Office: Explained” with Brian McNicoll


Confused about what’s going on with the Post Office? 

I've been. So I asked my friend Brian McNicoll, who has written extensively about the post office for many years and has a real feel for its economics and the politics, to clarify what’s going on.

In our conversation he explains, “the Post Offi ...


Episode 92 “The Covid Coup” with Angelo Codevilla


“From early March 2020 on, the best-known authorities on epidemics—the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control— have presented the COVID-19 respiratory disease to the Western world as a danger equivalent to the plague. 

But China’s experience, which its government obfuscated, had already ...