Money and BanksMoney and Banking
A strong GDP growth rate, in most cases, is likely to be associated with the intensive squandering of the pool of real wealth.
U.S. EconomyU.S. History
Reagan's rhetoric on freedom and free markets was excellent. The policies he supported as president weren't nearly as great.
Expansions in credit and investment are only a problem when they result from inflationary monetary policy, and not from real saving.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
Rothbard: "if proponents of the higher minimum wage were simply wrongheaded people of good will, they would not stop at $3 or $4 an hour, but indeed would pursue their dimwit logic into the stratosphere."
Given that socialism is based primarily on theft and envy, it seems odd to claim that Jesus is a big fan of a socialist state.
Capital and Interest TheoryOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Not surprisingly, government regulations make it harder for small businesses to help their employees save for retirement.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System
While the Second Amendment is a formidable barrier, experience suggests a mixture of bureaucratic regulation and court rulings could significantly empower the gun-control lobby.