This is the first piece in what I intend to be a series, on the theme I think of as the Death of Goodwill. There was (and still is) a huge difference between the attitudes of people in America and the attitudes of those in third-world countries. I use the word goodwill for this difference. For […]
We have courts of law, instead of relying on the media or mobs. But politics is undermining law.
On Michael Brown, Ferguson and the militarization of the police.
If government will just relax its regulatory chokehold, private citizens will find safe ways to deliver food, rescue lost cats and fill the skies with happy new possibilities.
Republicans’ launching of foredoomed symbolic actions like lawsuits and impeachment are an irresponsible self-indulgence.
Despite its shortcomings, Glenn Greenwald has written an important book about today’s emergent totalitarianism in America.
Western values of liberty are under ruthless attack by the academic elite on college campuses across America.
It’s fine if the NBA — or any private group — wants to censor speech on its own property. But it’s important that government not have the power to silence us.
You can decide whether to use Facebook or let private sites install cookies to track your info. Johansson didn’t give that hacker permission to steal her photos. And I didn’t give the NSA — not to mention the IRS, FBI, etc. — permission to access my information.
The government has no business in dictating voluntary trade between employers and employees. The minimum wage laws are immoral and should be abolished, leaving businesses and workers free to prosper.
Who’s in office is making a difference, because government has abandoned its referee and night watchman function and gotten into the business of determining winners and losers.
As long as millions of Americans vote on the basis of who gives them free stuff, look for their freedom — and all our freedom — to be eroded away, bit by bit.