Brian Balfour is Executive Vice President for the Civitas Institute, a free market advocacy organization in Raleigh, North Carolina
Bureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange
Calls for finding efficiencies in government by electing or appointing people to “run it like a business” are futile.
People engaging in motivated ignorance “neither know — nor want to know — what the opposition has to say.”
Cronyism and CorporatismU.S. History
The big-business-connected creators of Social Security sought to use the system to punish their competitors in the small-business sector.
What if there was another form of democracy right under our noses that allowed voting 24 hours a day, seven days a week?
U.S. HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology
Spooner would have defined today's drug war advocates as those who “usurp absolute control over the minds and bodies of their fellow men.”