The gold standard has one tremendous virtue: the quantity of money under the gold standard is independent of the policies of governments and political parties. It is a form of protection against spendthrift governments.
We're often told that it is too difficult to access healthcare services in America. So why are American governments imposing "certificate of need" laws that make it harder to create new healthcare facilities?
In a free society, peaceful citizens deserve the legal benefit of the doubt. In an age where government agents have endlessly intruded onto people’s land and into their emails, citizens should not be scourged for transgressing unknown or unmarked federal boundaries.