Labor and WagesLegal SystemWorld History
The real economic discovery of civilization was the free market.
Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and Corporatism
New government regulations help large dominant firms while hurting small firms and start-ups. Zuckerberg likes the sound of that.
War and Foreign Policy
The cause of freedom has always been closely connected with the cause of peace.
Big GovernmentCronyism and CorporatismWorld History
How prevalent has political corruption been over recorded history—and how did it originate?
Taxes and Spending
The ability-to-pay doctrine falls short of providing a logical or ethical justification for progressive tax rates, for multiple reasons.
March Madness is over. However, the federal prohibition against gambling on the basketball games continues.
U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism
LBJ wanted to be remembered for his Great Society legacy. And he has his wish.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Government, tech, and banks all have a common interest in moving consumers and taxpayers toward the abolition of physical cash.
Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History
The origins of the Sherman Act provide an important reminder that politicians can be motivated by revenge, greed, hatred, jealously, and spite.