The idiotic news story of the year comes through just under the wire: Cult in Florida (did anyone doubt the location for this one) claims to have cloned a baby. Now, despite not having any proof except their word (this is a group whose founder was a race car driver who met aliens, who told him that aliens placed the human race on earth) the cable networks give the news conference full coverage. Still trying to figure out who is dumber, this cult, or the networks for actually believing this crap. Waiting for Vince to announce a cloning story next week on SD.
I want you to know, I agree with everything I've just said.
I'd say that he was not only the most influential economist, but that he also had the greatest benefit to society of any economist of the 20th century. His contributions include (but are not limited to):