Saturday, April 22, 2006


Congratulations to Former Estonian Prime Minister Mart Laar for winning the 2006 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty. Here's an excerpt:

"I had read only one book on economics—Milton Friedman's Free to Choose. I was so ignorant at the time that I thought that what Friedman wrote about the benefits of privatization, the flat tax and the abolition of all customs rights, was the result of economic reforms that had been put into practice in the West."

If only...