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Friday Facts

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

Friday Facts: February 24th, 2012

It’s Friday!   Events – March 22 Leadership Breakfast: As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to consider 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, at http://tinyurl.com/7ldaqnk. This Leadership Breakfast will cost $25 to attend. Quotes of note – “[E]conomic liberty and creative entrepreneurship are the basis of any solution to today’s social and economic difficulties. Blaming business, setting wages and attempting to… View Article

Friday Facts: February 17th, 2012

It’s Friday! Events Monday is the deadline to register for the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast on Wednesday, February 22, at 8 a.m. Rod S. Martin, co-founder of PayPal and an education philanthropist, keynotes the event at the Georgian Club. The topic is, “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both.” The cost is $25 to attend this event. For more information and to register, go to http://tinyurl.com/7qabyqr. Quotes of note – “Are you willing to spend time studying the issues, making yourself aware, and then conveying that information to family and friends? Will you resist the temptation to get a government handout for your community? Realize that the doctor’s fight against socialized medicine… View Article

Friday Facts: February 10th, 2012

It’s Friday! Events February 22: Rod S. Martin, a founder of PayPal and education philanthropist, keynotes the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, at the Georgian Club. The topic is, “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both.” The cost is $25 to attend this event. Register by Monday, February 20. For more information and to register, go to http://tinyurl.com/7qabyqr.  Listen to one of America’s foremost experts on tax policy, the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Director of Tax Policy Jonathan Williams, co-author of “Rich States, Poor States.” The event is sponsored by Americans For Prosperity on February 16 at noon across the street from the… View Article

Friday Facts: February 3rd, 2012

It’s Friday! Events This Monday, February 6 at 3:00 p.m. we will be co-hosting the former leader of Greenpeace and CASEnergy Co-Chair, Dr. Patrick Moore, live at our new headquarters as he presents “An Update on the Nuclear Renaissance,” a talk broadcast live on the Internet about the future of nuclear energy in the United States. Look in the calendar section of our Web site Monday for instructions on how to watch the broadcast. – February 22: Rod S. Martin, a founder of PayPal and education philanthropist, keynotes the Foundation’s Leadership Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, at the Georgian Club. The topic is, “Education, Entrepreneurship, and How Technology is Transforming the World by Transforming Both.”… View Article

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