Happy Birthday, Uncle Milty!


Robert Tagorda reminds us that one of the greatest champions of liberty, Milton Friedman, turns 91 today. Best wishes, Prof. Friedman, and many happy returns. (Go here for a great 1995 Reason interview with him.)

As is common among libertarians, Friedman holds a special place in my intellectual development.

And in my heart because he, like those other great Americans James Gandolfini, Calista Flockhart, Mr. Magoo, and Reason's own Tim Cavanaugh and Cathy Young, graduated from Rutgers (as did I), a really fine school that also teaches its students clear lessons about the ills of centralized, state-supported bureaucracy.