The Road to Serfdom is Paved by Conservatives

– September 13, 2022

“While once at least paying lip service to limited government, fiscal prudence, and personal responsibility, conservatives now ignore the size of government and fiscal responsibility.” ~ Veronique de Rugy

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United Kingdom Data Show the U.S. Public Is Badly Served by the FDA

– September 12, 2022

“The American public is badly served by the FDA’s incompetence, while the U.K. is actively acknowledging and embracing tobacco harm reduction. Adults who smoke in America deserve better than a regulatory agency that has lost sight of its prime purpose — saving lives, not petty politics.” ~ Martin Cullip

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Trust is Busted. Let’s Bust the Trust.

– September 11, 2022

“If we don’t soon make such changes, brutal circumstances will make them for us. The technocrat’s machine has begun to sputter and stall. Let’s break up the monopoly. We will trust the institutions we build and use together.” ~ Max Borders

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The Maldistribution of Wealth

– September 10, 2022

“A system based on voluntary exchange is much more equitable than the system sought by progressives, who want to perpetuate and expand the maldistribution system where a small percentage of the population loots the rest under the guise of law.” ~ Robert E. Wright

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Lessons From Biden’s Disinformation Board Debacle

– September 10, 2022

“The trillions of pages of new secrets that the U.S. government creates each year is a disinformation entitlement program. In a city that already had hundreds of full-time political appointees whose task is to lie to the America public, why was another board needed?” ~ James Bovard

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‘Back To-School’ Teaches Us a Lesson About Government

– September 9, 2022

“Parents trying to teach their child “the value of a dollar” have little luck convincing them otherwise, because it is the parents’ money, not the child’s, on the line. Then multiply that level of conflict by all the things government wants to ‘give’ us.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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U.S. Economic Freedom Index Collapses to Carter Administration Levels

– September 8, 2022

“These new data provide us an unwelcome warning of what happens when the power of government becomes unmoored from any restraint, but the trend may yet be reversible.” ~ James R. Harrigan & Phillip W. Magness

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The Best Policy for Supporting Families Is “Do No Harm”

– September 8, 2022

“At a time when Americans (and conservative intellectuals in particular) are increasingly interested in policies to support family life, the economic way of thinking has much to contribute to this important conversation.” ~ Clara E. Piano

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Every Curve Flattened

– September 8, 2022

“Thoughtlessly mandating the crushing of trends, in retail electricity prices, unemployment, infections, and beyond, is killing the proverbial messenger.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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Welcome to Joe Biden’s Low Growth Economy

– September 7, 2022

“If Biden truly wants to cement his legacy and restore American dominance, he will have to get out of the way and let individual drive and creativity flourish without the burden of high-handed officials obstructing the path to a more prosperous future.” ~ Michael N. Peterson

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Loan Forgiveness Myths

– September 6, 2022

“In the end, a college degree is either valuable or it isn’t. If it’s valuable, it will pay for itself. If it’s not valuable, no one should pay for it. Either way, there’s no reason for the government to be involved in higher education.” ~ Antony Davies

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Immobility Plan 2035

– September 6, 2022

“The traffic safety proposals Streets for All and other backers of Mobility Plan 2035 are in such a hurry to implement may well increase rather than decrease Los Angeles deaths.” ~ Gary M. Galles

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