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Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
The commandment "Thou shalt not steal" was not to be abolished outright. That would offend too many. So the commandment was simply modified to "Thou shalt not steal—except by majority vote."
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
"If [the draft bill] is passed, the House will be shoving down the throats of the American people the despotic concept of 'Theirs not to reason why; Theirs but to do and die.'"
SocialismU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy
Howard Buffet was one of Congress's most consistent and trenchant critics of American policy during the 1940s and 1950s. He opposed communism without surrendering to the calls for global war in Korea and worldwide.
Booms and Busts
Crashes are fast, like that first hill on a coaster. Recoveries are not, for the simple reason that production is more difficult than destruction.
The Fed is, in effect, a lawless economic government unto itself. It is the lender of first resort, a kind of reverse pawnshop that pays top dollar for rapidly declining assets.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Government anti-trust policy often results in destroying cost-saving measures adopted by larger firms, thus driving up prices for ordinary consumers.
How many people peak after 60?
The EntrepreneurGlobal Economy