“Mankind’s use of fossil fuels is supremely virtuous—because human life is the standard of value and because using fossil fuels transforms our environment to make it wonderful for human life.”
Government funding of the arts is as deadly as government funding of religion or the press.
The best way to spur ethical conduct by banks—trading value for value with their customers—is to deregulate banking.
Neither the total amount of government spending nor the likely budget deficit is threatened with meaningful reduction.
We cannot afford to pass legislation again “so that you can find out what’s in it.”
Only by recognizing the moral value of its work, can business stand up and defend itself like Resolute Forest Products has done.
Civil Forfeiture Enables The Government to Take Ownership of Property Without Even Charging Its Owner with a Crime
In far too many states, civil forfeiture enables law enforcement to take ownership of property without even charging its owner with a crime. And some states make challenging forfeiture cost-prohibitive—so innocent owners can never even get their day in court.
The effect of this law, were it actually enacted, would be the death of the health insurance industry.
For more than a century, government involvement in American medicine has moved in a single direction: more spending, more bureaucrats, and more government power over the most intimate details of our daily lives.
The only thing governments can do to facilitate innovation is to stay away from markets and allow companies compete and trade freely.