Uber is hugely successful, posing a threat (via competition) to New York city’s cab companies. The mayor and other members of the New York City government seek to protect those cab companies by throttling, impeding or otherwise undercutting Uber.
The most sacred and important task of the Supreme Court is to act in favor of individual rights.
Deal making is a tactic and a skill; it’s not a principle of leadership.
What does it tell you about environmentalism that it needs the Pope to prop up its campaign against capitalism and human achievement on earth?
The vast majority of people who own guns for their own self-protection are in no way responsible for a criminal, terrorizing person’s choice to harm others.
The NAACP and Rachel Dolezal stand for the same things: Victimhood above individualism; racial identity above personal identity; and collectivist socialism above private property and capitalism.
To restrain the police, we have to restrain the government for which the police work — and get that government out of our lives, completely out, provided we are not violent offenders or frauds.
Either tie the government’s hands, rendering it unable to protect us from violent criminals and terrorists; or give the government free rein to do almost anything it wants. Anarchy or dictatorship.
If you want schools to do better, get the government the hell out of schooling. But that’s only a start. Next, put the task of reason and intelligence into education itself — with the central and overriding goal of education being a well-trained mind.
People have a moral right to keep what they earn, and distribute or not distribute it as they see fit.
The great crime of government regulation is that it suffocates and prevents good and great things from happening, things that we’ll never know about — because they never get a chance to happen.
Obama appears to believe that there’s no difference between a racist and totalitarian government like Iran wielding a nuclear weapon and a largely rights-respecting government like Israel (or the United States) having nuclear weapons.
It’s important for citizens to understand — and face — the fact that the problems ailing Social Security are not primarily fiscal. The problems are moral.
Government force does not lead to high quality education. It leads to expensive and mediocre education.
Reason is the only antidote to militant, faith-based force.
Obama’s stereotype of all rich people as being “born” into it (hence the lottery analogy) betrays not only willful ignorance, but an irrational hatred of production and success.
The psychology of dictatorship flows from a hatred of dissension.
Capitalism is practical because it respects the sovereignty and efficacy of man’s mind and body.