John Allison on the financial crisis

John Allison, chairman of BB&T, visited Wake Forest this week to give a talk about the financial crisis. According to Allison, the government directly caused the crisis that we are currently experiencing:

“Government policies are the primary cause of the crisis,” he told an audience of nearly 400 students, faculty and members of the community during a speech at the Worrell Professional Center Thursday afternoon. “The Financial Crisis: Causes and Possible Cures,” was the kickoff event of this year’s Leadership Speaker Series sponsored by the Wake Forest Schools of Business.

Check out the rest of the article here, and also check out this story about about Allison in The New York Times. John Allison is this year’s keynote speaker at the southern Students for Liberty conference, which is being hosted at Wake Forest by our chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, so be sure to hit that up.

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