Democracy Demands Transparency

– November 29, 2021

“If complete and instantaneous disclosure proves impossible politically, the United States should return to a government with powers so limited that it need not be constantly audited, watched, or dreaded.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Doubling Down on Foolishness

– November 27, 2021

“Plans to continue down that path at a far more rapid rate, as the Biden administration proposes, are doubling down on foolishness, yet may well occur unless Americans recognize them for what they are.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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The Biden Crackdown on Thought Crimes

– November 26, 2021

“Extremism has always been a flag of political convenience, and the Biden team, the FBI, and their media allies will fan fears to sanctify new government crackdowns. But what if government is the most dangerous extremist of them all?” ~ James Bovard

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A Different Perspective: How Threat-Free Are Americans from Covid-19?

– November 26, 2021

“It’s a risk decidedly lower than what people have been made to believe. This belief, unhealthy in and of itself, has given way to tolerating dangerous government edicts while forestalling a grounded approach to individual risk assessment and management.” ~ Jon Sanders

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Getting Real About Taxes

– November 26, 2021

“It is high time that the federal government recognizes the creepy tax effects of inflation and gets real about taxes. It should forget about taxing unrealized capital gains, compensate victims of its inflationary policies, and begin to inflation-index everything.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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The Gospel of a 99% Consensus

– November 25, 2021

“It is not surprising to see an array of messiahs come up with genocidal plans to banish all evil, that is, reliable energy — the blood of modern, long, and prosperous life — in the name of the revealed ‘truth.'” ~ Robertas Bakula

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The Fire and the Dream

– November 24, 2021

“The Fire Is Upon Us goes deeply into Buckley’s and Baldwin’s longstanding positions on civil rights and race, thus acquainting us better with the full dimensions of the issue—probably the most consequential one of the whole brimming decade.” ~ David B. Frisk

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The Recovery of Liberty

– November 23, 2021

“The attack on liberty is unrelenting. To get attackers to relent, it helps to clarify what we mean by liberty. We are then in a better position to awaken them to the damage they do.” ~ Daniel B. Klein

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What’s Wrong with “Neoliberal Economics”?

– November 23, 2021

“In practice, ‘neoliberal’ economics often results in a cycle of ‘stimulus’ (Keynesian-type deficit spending) followed soon afterwards by “austerity” (higher taxes). The weaker economy that results pushes governments back toward a cycle of ‘stimulus.'” ~ Nathan Lewis

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Will Evergrande Go Bankrupt?

– November 23, 2021

“The chances of Evergrande’s survival without public aid or without the massive injection of cash from some unsuspecting investor are therefore nil.” ~ Daniel Fernández

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Biden’s HHS: We Don’t Have Time to Review Regulations, We’re Too Busy Enforcing Them

– November 23, 2021

“The Biden administration thinks small business owners and the general public will be soothed by the idea of ‘regulatory certainty’ — that harmful regulations will go on forever and ever.”

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Why There is a Civic and Moral Duty to Oppose Tyrannical Bureaucracies

– November 20, 2021

“In the spirit of Mises, I offer this: A society that embraces coerced medical choices has chosen a path away from social cooperation and towards the disintegration of society.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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