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Please join us as we welcome Arthur Brooks in Birmingham on Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. He is the author of eight books, including “The Battle: How the Fight Between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future” and “Gross National Happiness.” His newest book, “The Road to Freedom,” was released May 8, 2012.WDIV business and investment reporter Rod Meloni will serve as the event's emcee.
About the book
American policy is at a crossroads. Though 70 percent of Americans claim to love American free enterprise, the size and scope of government continues to grow. This is not a result of Americans loving free enterprise nostalgically, as the Left asserts. Rather, America’s slide toward statism is a direct result of limited government advocates failing to make the moral case for free enterprise, leaving citizens with a choice between materialistic, data-driven arguments from the Right and the morally based but failing policies of the Left. Arthur Brooks will argue that humans are inherently moral beings and that the free enterprise system, more than any other system, aligns with the morals and values all of us hold dear. You can read more about "The Road to Freedom" here: http://arthurbrooks.aei.org/
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend Street
Birmingham, MI 48009
Reception: 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Program: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
$300 Table Sponsorship
(Table of 10)
A copy of "The Road to Freedom" is included with registration.
Event prices are not tax-deductible.
RSVP by June 15, 2012
Register to attend by calling the Mackinac Center at 989-631-0900.