So which is more effective in keeping us—as customers and employees—safe: the government bureaucrat with no personal incentive, or the businessman, whose profits and reputation depend on the safety and satisfaction of his employees and customers?
If the government subsidizes or operates newspapers, the important role of independent investigation and criticism of government actions—and the hope for changing the government—is lost.
None of the things proposed by president Obama is likely to reduce gun violence.
Compare the operation of a supermarket in a low-crime neighborhood with that of one in a high-crime neighborhood.
Lynch, who is the Attorney General of the United States, is advancing the idea that not merely actions, but thoughts, ideas and feelings can and must be against the law, and are worthy of prosecution.
Academics who don’t toe the leftist line get attacked and lose their jobs.
To truly support free speech, one has to accept that some people will say and publish things he finds deeply offensive. Similarly, to be for freedom of association, one has to accept that some people will associate in ways that he finds deeply offensive, such as associating or not associating on the basis of race, sex or religion.
What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris’ Bataclan theater had guns?
This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.
“A powerful, politically influential person using his power to steal, essentially, somebody else’s private property for his own private profit,”
Maybe the parents who are so bitter over the loss of a son in a wholly unnecessary confrontation with a policeman doing his job might ask themselves if they did their job, when they raised a child without teaching him either common sense or common decency.
After every tragic shooting, liberals and progressives call for more gun laws. They exploit American ignorance as to why the Framers gave us Second Amendment protections.
If we’re going to sort out which ideas are good and which are bad, everyone must be allowed to speak.
A disarmed population makes crime a safer occupation and street violence a safer sport.
Gun control zealots are almost always people who are lenient toward criminals, while they are determined to crack down on law-abiding citizens who want to be able to defend themselves and their loved ones.