Austin Hill

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Austin Hill is an Author, Consultant, and Host of "Austin Hill's Big World of Small Business," a syndicated talk show about small business ownership and entrepreneurship. He is Co-Author of the new release "The Virtues Of Capitalism: A Moral Case For Free Markets." , Author of "White House Confidential: The Little Book Of Weird Presidential History," a frequent guest host for Washington, DC's 105.9 WMAL Talk Radio. , and speaks throughout North America on issues of business, entrepreneurship, the economy, and popular culture. Visit to learn more about Austin.

Most Recent Articles by Austin Hill:

Private Enterprise A Casualty In Ferguson And Beyond

Nov 30, 2014 — Austin Hill

“Burn this b**** down.”

Some believe those words, shouted by Louis Head, stepfather to the late Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri, are what touched-off three days of rioting, violence, and untold property damage across the U.S. and elsewhere.

The Enterprise Of Maligning Enterprise (And The Clergy Who Make Matters Worse)

Sep 6, 2014 — Austin Hill

“MCDonalds Mcdonalds, can’t you see…Seven-forty is not for me…”

The chant, recited through a megaphone, was being led by a man identified as a Christian Pastor (“Reverend Charles” we’ll call him), near a McDonalds restaurant in Detroit last week.  Dozens of people in the parking lot uttered the chant with him, as the crowd sought to malign McDonalds restaurants while at the same time demanding a $15.00 per hour wage.

The “Sharing Economy”: Will Americans Embrace The Entrepreneurial Revival?

Aug 3, 2014 — Austin Hill

Back in the first century a poet named Juvenal surmised that his fellow citizens of Rome would put up with just about anything from their government, as long as they had enough food and entertainment.  “Give them bread and circuses, and they’ll never revolt” he wrote sarcastically.
In the 1920’s Fascist Prime Minister Benito Musolini said much the same thing of his fellow citizens in Italy.

ACLU, ADF Call “Foul” Over University’s Treatment Of The First Amendment

Jul 4, 2014 — Austin Hill

Idaho’s Boise State University (“BSU”) is world-famous for its telegenic “blue turf” football field and a roster of impressive bowl game appearances.  But if current trends continue, the school might be on its way to fame of a different sort: on the same weekend that Americans celebrate their nation’s founding and their liberties, BSU is simultaneously under fire from three separate legal defense groups all of which are alleging violations of students’ free speech rights.

“Just Believe”: The Closing Of The American Progressive Mind On Matters Of The Economy A

May 11, 2014 — Austin Hill

Just Believe: The Closing Of The American Progressive Mind On Matters Of The Economy And Energy

Have you noticed that the cries of the cultural and political “left” in the U.S. are becoming more venomous and shrill?  As President Barack Obama flails on the international stage and approval for his domestic agenda and his party in Congress slips away, so-called “progressive” Americans are also watching something else slip away:  the chances of politicians and government bureaucrats getting a strangle-hold on the petroleum energy industry.

More Jobs Or More Political Power?  The President Can’t Pursue Both

Apr 27, 2014 — Austin Hill

Should President Barack Obama give approval for the Keystone XL Pipeline project?  Or should he continue to oppose the venture that would undoubtedly grow business, increase jobs and create new wealth for middle class working Americans, all for the sake of saving the planet from “global warming?”

Which Way, USA? America At A Crossroads With Economic And Energy Policy

Mar 23, 2014 — Austin Hill

Will Americans continue allowing a radicalized environmental agenda to animate Washington, one that prohibits the utilization of natural resources – oil in particular – and that squelches the nation’s economy? Or could it be that, at such a time as this, rationality might take-hold in the USA yet again?