Health Care Is Not A Right

So long as people believe that socialized medicine is a noble plan, there is no way to fight it.

Let’s Take Back Columbus Day

Western civilization did not originate slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that civilization created the antidotes.

The Truth About Climate Change

The small warming that we do have is something to be welcomed and celebrated—not something to be feared or curtailed.

Dealing With Bullies At Work

So how to deal with a workplace bully? The only effective way to do so is to apply appropriate moral principles: rationality, integrity and justice.

The Mystique of State Power

Governments and ideological movements, Rougier explained, wrap themselves in “mystiques” that serve as the rationales for claims to an ethical and legal right to rule.

How To Be a Better Boss

Their pragmatist mindset of “skip the philosophy; just give me the practical tips,” hinders them from becoming better managers.

Ten Years On: Recession, Recovery and the Regulatory State

All that the American economy has gone through over the last decade is not a “crisis of capitalism,” understood as a truly free market, but the crisis of the government managed and manipulated system of economic control, command and accompanying corruption.

Bernie Madoff: Lessons From an Ayn Rand Villain

Madoff was what Ayn Rand would call a second-hander: someone who tries to gain values by pleasing and manipulating others rather than thinking for himself based on observation of facts and supporting himself through productive work.

A Monetary Policy Primer, Part 11: Last-Resort Lending

Forget about monetary policy for a moment or two, and imagine, instead, that you’re back in 6th grade. You and your classmates are about to go on a camping trip, involving some strenuous hiking, and lasting several days.

Seven Steps to Cure ObamaCare

Restoring Americans’ right to choose their own health care, including the freedom to choose whether and how much to buy, and how to finance, insure and use, means first liberating Americans from ObamaCare.

Society Is Not a Family, Government Is Not a Parent

The fact is, “society” is ultimately made up of individuals who, over centuries of slow and truly enlightened thought and controversy, have come to be considered to possess certain inherent and unalienable rights to life, liberty, and honestly acquired property under an appropriate system of an impartial and unbiased rule of law.

Government Monopoly Money vs. Personal Choice in Currency

Greater monetary freedom would not only give every citizen a legal right to protect and secure his income, wealth and market transactions from abusive mismanagement of the government’s monopoly monetary printing press. It could also serve as a check on the degree of such government abuse.

Nothing Less Than Victory

Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate.

The Smartphone Wars and “Patent Trolls”

There are widespread complaints today that the “patent system is broken” and that the “smartphone wars” and “patent trolls” are killing innovation. Yet patented innovation has revolutionized our lives today—tablet computers, smartphones and antiviral drugs are just a few of these modern marvels. How to make sense of this contradiction?

Jean-Baptiste Say and the “Law of Markets”

Say’s Law of Markets already included the answers to the questions against free markets with which the Keynesians attempted to challenge the efficacy of capitalism a century later.