Can the government simply loan failing businesses money and “save jobs?”
The idea of a completely open border with nothing but a welcome sign would represent a violation of government’s obligation to protect individuals from foreign threats.
If roads were private the owners would have an incentive to provide capacity, safety, and invent a pricing mechanism that would enable traffic to flow freely.
Artifically low prices resulting from government decree causes an artificial shortage which results in long lines, empty stations, and lack of incentives for more supplies.
Government intervention necessarily begets more intervention.
While reading “The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge” by David McCullough, I came across a passage referring to the death of Emily Roebling, the wife of Washington Roebling, that I found particularly poignant.
What the religion of environmentalism really opposes is man’s nature, i.e., the fact that man must reshape the earth in order to survive.
Creating paper money does not create goods.
When Obama castigates spending cuts he is really criticizing your just demand to keep what you earn. So don’t feel so bad.
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.