Why the Meltdown Should Have Surprised No One? Is Stansberry right on point? Was it actually a planned conspiracy or just idiots at the steering wheel? How can it all be explained aside Peter's way? Simple, honest, to the point, factual, amazing, true? The 2009 Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture, Recorded at the annual Austrian Scholars Conference, Ludwig von Mises Institute, 13 March 2009.