A Closer Look at Trump’s Lawsuit Against Twitter

– July 19, 2021

“The lawsuit ultimately hinges on whether or not Trump’s team can find sufficient evidence that these social media giants were/are colluding with the state to suppress free speech. If so, that would be an issue that everyone from all political persuasions should be concerned about and hope to defeat.” ~ Ethan Yang

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Law But No Order

– July 19, 2021

“When The Law applies equally and recognizes that everyone has an equal right to life, freedom, and property, rent-seeking cannot bear fruit. It no longer detracts resources from more productive activities. The winners are those who add value to others’ lives.” ~ Sophia Spinazze

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Beware of Totalitarian Scare-Mongering

– July 19, 2021

“Perspective matters. Truth matters. Failure to provide either is an easy way to dupe people into accepting from the state an awful offer that they certainly should refuse.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux

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Study Finds Economic Prosperity is Associated With a Cleaner Environment

– July 19, 2021

“A prudent and accountable government that upholds the rule of law is not only a better promoter of economic growth but also a better steward of the environment. Higher living standards and ecological responsibility are not two competing interests but two interrelated byproducts of human progress.” ~ Ethan Yang

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Cuba Demoted to “Not Real Socialism”

– July 19, 2021

“We can look at socialism’s miserable track record and try to learn from what people actually do and actually want. Retroactively saying ‘Actually, that isn’t real socialism’ about the Cuban revolution won’t change the fact that people vote for freedom and against socialism in overwhelming numbers.” ~ Art Carden

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Is the State Your Single Source of Truth?

– July 18, 2021

“When the State expands, it tends to do so at the expense of other sources of authority and loyalty. The family, the community, the church or other religious group, the employer, the club – all are undermined as the State grows.” ~ David McGrogan

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Bureaucracy as Infrastructure

– July 18, 2021

“Earmarks for special interests from both parties make it easier to get bipartisan support in Congress, but with wasteful spending spiraling out of control, it’s hard to see that as an advantage.”~ Robert F. Mulligan

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Harvesting the Sickening Fruit of Lockdowns

– July 17, 2021

“One would be well advised to expect that nary a single public official will be called to account for the mounting NPI death toll. But with fear already welling up regarding new Covid variants, and the first of a new set of NPIs being imposed, awareness of the overlooked, underappreciated costs may save lives in the near future.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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It’s About Time We Stopped “Trying Communism”

– July 17, 2021

“We live in an age where ignorance is a choice when it comes to the superiority of a free and open society. The quicker we stop averting our eyes and look at the facts, the quicker we can move towards a world where every individual, regardless of their geographical and political fortune, can live free and prosper.” ~ Ethan Yang

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Dandy Horses, Memes, and Private Security

– July 17, 2021

“Some policy memes, like some of the political cartoons of old, constitute powerful ways of spreading important policy points in pithy, thoughtful ways. Many, though, are the weak tea products of minds ignorant of even the most basic tenets of business, economic, and policy history.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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The Protests In Cuba Tell a Much Bigger Global Story

– July 16, 2021

“Hopefully the video images downloaded from the streets of Havana signal a successful push by the Cuban people to finally free themselves from tyranny. Those in power can’t arrest everyone, and if they try to, or if they try to bring physical harm to protesters, we’ll all know it.” ~ John Tamny

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Let’s Not Pretend We Defeated Lockdowns

– July 16, 2021

“Despite the evidence, despite the advocacy, despite the public outcry, the lockdowners had their way with society. Some of them have gotten away with blatant hypocrisy while in positions of authority. The list is so large the Heritage Foundation even has a database to list the notable incidents.” ~ Ethan Yang

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