Sony has the power of the dollar. Don’t blame it for not having the power of the gun.
The true villains, to whom anger should be directed, are the tiny percentage of people in the black community who prey on both blacks and whites and have made black synonymous with crime.
If one conducts such a test, he will conclude that it is virtually impossible to find a single act of Congress that adheres to the principles of the rule of law.
If grand juries are supposed to vote on the basis of what mobs want, instead of on the basis of the evidence that they see — and which the mob doesn’t even want to see — then we forfeit the rule of law and our freedom that depends on it.
The battle over minimum wage is raging. Emotions are running hot. Some cities are setting the bar very high. For example, Seattle is mandating a $15/hour wage. Economically, the issue is very simple. Minimum wage laws do not raise anyone’s wage. This is because it’s not sustainable to overpay. Suppose you run a small tailor […]
Bills to legalize betting go nowhere in Congress. Casinos oppose them because they don’t want competition. They are joined by people who consider gambling immoral.
Proper protection of individual rights by government and private licensing and certification programs would make us safer (100% safety for fallible and mortal beings is impossible)—no regulations and government inspectors needed.
Who benefits from the Ferguson riots?
This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.
If immigration laws are, as I hold, violations of individual rights, it is up to the courts, not the President, to determine that.
As the famous story goes, when Ben Franklin left Independence Hall after the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia had a question she wanted answered. “Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” No one today (well, seemingly other than the […]
Obama is living up to those pledges by subverting our Constitution and adopting the political style of a banana republic dictator.
Companies should be free to operate in any way they choose: to develop mining and oil sands operations, to build pipelines or nuclear power plants, to start and operate biotechnology ventures or any others—as long as they do not violate the individual rights of others, including their rights to liberty and property.
How Federal Persecutors Hide The Truth To Punish The InnocentLicensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice
Some Americans, right and left, give up on the Constitution whenever it gets in the way of policies they like.
After President Nixon’s gold default in 1971, many people advocated a return to the gold standard. One argument has been repeated: consumer prices are rising. While this is true, it wasn’t compelling in the 1970’s and it certainly doesn’t fire people up today. Rising prices—what most people think of as inflation—is a dead-end, politically. People […]
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.