There is a persistent myth that capitalism has destroyed what would have been a natural abundance and peace of mind. Yet nature does not generate abundance or peace. The characteristic mark of the "state of nature" is irreconcilable conflict.
In a relatively unhampered market, a declining population is not necessarily an economic problem. But in a system where retirees can loot younger workers through government pension systems, there is a real problem, indeed.
Reparations to heirs of slaves make sense so long as the actually guilty parties are the ones paying. Short of that, the policy being discussed has nothing to do with reparations. It's just a wealth redistribution scheme.
Bob discusses the recent "outrage mobs" on social media—in which people intentionally spread misleading or outright false smears against their opponents—and how comedians are the only ones left who can speak the truth.
A federal judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional to only force men to register for the draft. He should have ruled that its unconstitutional for the federal government to enslave anyone for purposes of military service.