If anyone else did what the government does with our money, such as hand out corporate welfare, it would be called theft.
We need not look for better words, than those used by Mr. Herbert Spencer, to describe the aim which we place before ourselves, as the party of individual liberty. That aim is to secure “the liberty of each, limited alone by the like liberty of all.”
“a wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government…”
The companies protesting the travel ban and urging Trump to alter it (some are also joined the legal fight to have it canceled) deserve our praise and gratitude.
On collectivist myths and racial prejudice
A dark time is threatening America with the Trumpian ideology and implementation of his vision of political and economic nationalism at the expense of individual liberty, private property rights, rule of law and constitutionally limited government.
Preferring American-made products to those made in China or Mexico just because they were made in America, does not enhance American prosperity.
The loving hand of government-controlled medical care will always come to this: brute force, setting some groups of citizens against others, and medical care subordinated to the demands of a political spoils system.
Deregulate the taxi industry.
We must replace this ghastly kind of evenhandedness by U.S. government agencies toward military veterans and little boys with adequate and timely treatment.
Truly free trade can only take place in free markets, not in the prevailing mixed economies where governments pick favored trading partners
Those countries that embrace free trade with new technologies stand to reap great rewards. Those who do not, and revert to trade protectionism, could experience economic recession and monetary adversity accompanied by serious social and financial upheaval.
Individualism is the only alternative to racism. Anyone who claims to abhor racism while still embracing the victim-soaked, collectivistic rule-by-force mentality of socialistic progressive leftism enjoys no credibility at all.
Cronyism is what happens when government interferes in the economy.
The group that most devalues my life is not abusive law enforcement nor white racism — though these exist and should be fought — it is black criminals.