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Money and BanksMoney and Banking
The critical question is this: Is the Libra really good — or sound — money? Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered in the affirmative.
Protectionism and Free Trade
In every trade, a person is giving up something he values less for something he values more. Every time a shopper buys any item from another person, he has improved his standard of living, and so has the seller.
The benefits of free trade with the Northern Triangle countries of central America would be both economic and socio-political — by reducing poverty and driving fewer to emigrate.
Taxes and Spending
Farm subsidies encourage farmers to be inefficient and wasteful. Moreover, subsidies mostly benefit large farms and landowners, and not the "small family farms" we're told the subsidies protect.
Judy Shelton may be a tolerable—at least to Republicans—candidate for Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
Legal SystemU.S. History
Fewer than half the homicides in the US end with a conviction in court. The rate for other violent crimes is even worse. Meanwhile, 80 percent of arrests are for petty offenses.
Italian fascism and German national socialism were committed to abolishing private property in practice, if not in name.
When it comes to school safety, a good place to start is by allowing local jurisdictions to reassert local control in their own communities.