Ahead of the Curve


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money culture power
what's true    what's right    what's next


Ahead of the Curve


money culture power
what's true    what's right    what's next .

money culture power
what's true    what's right    what's next

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Episode 209:  “The Money Confusion: Why Inflation Now?” with John Tamny


11/30/2022

Guest(s): John Tamny


In 1974, with annual inflation raging over 12%, President Gerald Ford introduced WIN (“whip inflation now”) buttons telling Americans: “To help increase food and lower prices, grow more and waste less. To help save scarce fuel in the energy crisis, drive less, heat less.” In other words, the responsibility to fix inflation fell to o ...

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The Bill Walton Show is a forum for in-depth and thought-provoking conversations with leaders, thinkers, artists, entrepreneurs and activists. Smart, original and interesting people...lovers of freedom and the American idea.


“Pity the nation oh pity the people Who allow their rights to erode and their freedoms to be washed away”

-Lawrence Ferlinghetti



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-Thomas Sowell



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-Bill Walton

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