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Unlike Pope Francis, I believe that air-conditioning and the capitalists responsible for the technology are blessings to the world. Perhaps the head of the Catholic Church, who condemned “the increasing use and power of air-conditioning” last week in a market-bashing encyclical, is unaware of the pioneering private company that has donated its time, energy and …

From Thomas Madison, Powdered Wig Society Watch at the 2:40 mark as a brain-dead academic challenges Friedman’s credibility to comment on welfare by shouting from his seat in the audience, “Have YOU ever been on welfare?”  Friedman’s answer is classic: “Is there one of you who will say that you don’t want a doctor to …