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Social Security has always been a scheme to pile costs on future workers for the benefit of current retirees. Now Congress wants to make things even worse.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsGlobal Economy
The European central bank has no ammunition left with which to address any serious economic downturn.
Today would have been the 93rd birthday of Murray Rothbard, a creative genius and champion of liberty.
The shutdown is an example of how the government cannot be counted on to deliver on its promises.
Philosophy and Methodology
Many Americans now believe in a version of "freedom" which is nothing of the sort — because it requires more violent coercion exercised by government agents.
Winning support in newspapers’ editorial headlines is not the same thing as constitutional justification.
Protectionism and Free Trade
Octavio Paz, defined government as "the philanthropic ogre," a creature that seemingly wishes to help the unfortunate, but at the same time devours more and more of the nation’s prosperity.
Bureaucracy and RegulationThe Environment
Hikes to minimum mileage requirements make cars less affordable while doing little to improve air quality.