Businesses should not self-censor and appease those who bully them. They should uphold the right to free speech and liberty—and pressure governments everywhere to do their job of protecting business and the rest of us against the initiators of physical force.
There should not be politically correct or incorrect crimes in the first place. There should only be crimes.
It is our moral obligation as faculty to defend our students’ basic rights to free speech and expression, whether we support those views or not.
If businesses want to operate successfully, they must stand up for liberty and freedom of speech, in solidarity to those who have been attacked, for their own self-interest.
Reasoned thoughts on Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Rodney King.
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.