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Friday Facts

Friday Facts: May 11, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events  May 23: You have less than two weeks to register for “Getting Georgia Going,” a Georgia Public Policy Foundation Leadership Breakfast ahead of Georgia’s July 31 regional referendum on a penny transportation sales tax. The event, at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club, is keynoted by Reason Foundation transportation policy analyst Baruch Feigenbaum. He will unveil a joint study focusing on the transportation project list for metro Atlanta and discuss “Getting Georgia Going” into congestion relief and mobility. This event will cost $25 to attend. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. – June 27: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club with … View Article

Friday Facts: May 4, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events – May 23: Ahead of Georgia’s July 31 regional referendum on a penny transportation sales tax, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation hosts a Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Reason Foundation transportation policy analyst Baruch Feigenbaum will unveil a study focusing on the transportation project list for metro Atlanta and discuss “Getting Georgia Going” into congestion relief and mobility. This event will cost $25 to attend. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. June 27: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club with Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on his soon-to-be-released book, “The Road to Freedom: How View Article

Friday Facts: April 27th, 2012

It’s Friday!  Events – May 23: Ahead of Georgia’s July 31 regional referendum on a penny transportation sales tax, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation hosts a Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Reason Foundation transportation policy analyst Baruch Feigenbaum will unveil a study focusing on the transportation project list for metro Atlanta and discuss “Getting Georgia Going” into congestion relief and mobility. June 27: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club with Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on his soon-to-be-released book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise.” – September 21:… View Article

Friday Facts: April 20th, 2012

It’s Friday!  Events – Tuesday is the deadline to register for ”Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity,” a Foundation Leadership Breakfast at Cobb County’s Georgian Club featuring two legislators at the forefront of Georgia school choice issues: House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones and Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan. Find out more at http://tinyurl.com/cqjbmmq. This event is $25 to attend. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/82g9hrr. – June 27: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club with Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on his soon-to-be-released book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise.” – September 21: Save the date! The Foundation’s… View Article

Friday Facts: April 13th, 2012

It’s Friday!   Quotes of note – “Government has an important role in helping develop a country’s economic foundation. But the critical test is whether government is genuinely working to liberate individuals by creating incentives to work, save, invest and succeed.” – Ronald Reagan – “Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all.” – Frederic Bastiat – “Mankind is at its best when it is most free. This will be clear if we grasp the principle of liberty. We must recall that the… View Article

Friday Facts: March 30th, 2012

It’s Friday! Events – April 26: Register now for ”Choice Matters: Expanding Educational Opportunity,” the Foundation’s next Leadership Breakfast at Cobb County’s Georgian Club, featuring two legislators at the forefront of Georgia school choice issues:  House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones and Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan. Find out more athttp://tinyurl.com/cqjbmmq. This event is $25 to attend. Register by Tuesday, April 24, 2012, online at http://tinyurl.com/82g9hrr. – June 27: Mark your calendar for a Policy Briefing Luncheon at Cobb County’s Georgian Club with Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on his soon-to-be-released book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise.” – September 28: Save the… View Article

Friday Facts: March 23, 2012

It’s Friday!   Quotes of note – “More frightening than any particular beliefs or policies is an utter lack of any sense of a need to test those beliefs and policies against hard evidence. Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts … dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.” –  Thomas Sowell – “Revolutionary … the ground has moved beneath the feet of higher education, much of which will look very different in but a few short years.” – Thomas K. Lindsey, writing on the impact of MIT’s new digital learning project, MITx – “If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.” – Winston Churchill View Article

Friday Facts: March 16th, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events Tuesday is the deadline to register for the Foundation’s March 22 Leadership Breakfast! Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide a timely, “Georgia Health Care Update,” at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Find out more at http://tinyurl.com/874bfjsRegister online by Tuesday, March 20, athttp://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend.   Quotes of note – “We believe that parents should have the freedom to choose whatever education is best for their… View Article

Friday Facts: March 9th, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events Register now: Seats are filling up fast for the Foundation’s March 22 Leadership Breakfast! Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide a timely, “Georgia Health Care Update,” at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Find out more at http://tinyurl.com/874bfjsRegister online by Tuesday, March 20, athttp://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend.   Quotes of note – “If we move in mass, be it ever so circuitously, we shall attain our object;… View Article

Friday Facts, March 2nd, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events Register now: Seats are filling up fast for the Foundation’s March 22 Leadership Breakfast! Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Georgia anticipates the aftermath, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and health care expert Ronald E. Bachman will provide a timely, “Georgia Health Care Update,” at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. Find out more at http://tinyurl.com/874bfjsRegister online by Tuesday, March 20, athttp://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend.   Quotes of note – “It is easy to be conspicuously ‘compassionate’ if others are being forced to pay the… View Article

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