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The Death of Goodwill

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 […]

Offensive Speech

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.

Privacy, Please

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.

Minimum Wage Laws are Immoral

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.

Governed by Rules, Not Men

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.

Freedom Is Not Free

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.