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George Washington


Americans celebrated George Washington's birthday this month; but many don't think of Washington as a successful entrepreneur.


Director of the Center for Investors and Entrepreneurs John Berlau talks about Washington's legacy as a capitalist.


"Now, some pioneering scholars are documenting little known aspects of [George] Washington's life. His pursuits can be said to be just as creative as those of Franklin and Jefferson, but in a different way. Washington's creativity of the type one associates with modern entrepreneurs such as Bill Gates and even Donald Trump. Whereas Franklin built gadgets at his homestead, and Jefferson built fancy buildings, the notable things Washington built were a series of interconnected businesses. In the 2006 biography 'The Unexpected George Washington,' historian Harlow Giles Unger calls Washington 'one of America's leading entrepreneurs' and chronicles Washington's transformation of Mount Vernon from a sleepy tobacco farm into a type of industrial village."






Recently, there have been reports about endocrine disruptors and carcinogens in everyday cosmetics. CEI Studios just released a video explaining why women who use makeup shouldn't be concerned:




Alcohol Regulation Roundup


In her latest blog pot, Policy Analyst Michelle Minton summarizes ongoing fights against alcohol regulations around the nation.


Read "Alcohol Regulation Roundup" here.