The power to seize control of industry, tax and redistribute the income of producers, control prices, inflate the money supply and stifle dissent by controlling the media, thwarting the ability to assemble or preventing the ability to flee the borders necessitates the threat of violence.
In a recent Washington Post op-ed, Harold Meyerson, an avowed socialist, compares corporations who buy back their own shares to Las Vegas mafia bosses who used to skim casino profits. The basis for his smear is “a recent paper by J.W. Mason, an economist at the City University of New York and a fellow at […]
Just as religious altruism pits man’s fundamental nature against him by demanding he be a self-sacrificial animal for God, so environmentalist altruism pits man’s fundamental nature against him by demanding he be a self-sacrificial animal for Earth.
We Would Not Have Killed 1.7 Million People in our Agrarian Utopia
No more movies. No more lights. No more power usage.
The lack of a principled, moral approach to foreign policy is why Obama has America stumbling around the world actually threatening America’s interests rather than our enemies.
Ignorance or evasion of the meaning and nature of rights is why both the mainstream political parties seek to violate individual rights, just at different times and in slightly different forms.
Central banking requires that government bureaucrats act in a way to distort the entire economic system by introducing counterfeit credit into the monetary system in such a way that businessmen are continually fooled into acting in a way that mimics the behavior of businessmen operating in an actual economic boom.
One myth driving the irrational policies of central planners is the idea that a depreciating currency is good for a domestic economy.
There is a knee-jerk response to the notion of an individual raising the price of his property during a storm that immediately evokes hostility from most people. Why?
The non-objectivity and relativism of post-modern philosophy has spawned an Offended Generation – a pathetic lot of fragile, whining imbeciles demanding a blue ribbon for existing and an Apology for being a victim of everything else that comes with it.
Why does anyone use bitcoin and what accounts for its popularity in some countries and industries?
Another view on Bitcoins.
Why Dana Milbank’s “Weakest Generation” Is Actually the “Offended Generation”
Like public education, public housing, and public toilets, the government’s virtual takeover of the health insurance market is doomed to fail, because government intervention in the economy is always doomed to fail.
How could the Yellen’s and Bernanke’s of the world possibly think that counterfeiting money is a good idea?
Benevolent optimism accompanies free men – malaise is what accompanies slaves.
Michael Moore, Jim Carey, Bad Thinking, and Why “The Balance of Power is the Scale of Peace”