Nazi Germany was a socialist state, not a capitalist one and socialism, understood as an economic system based on government ownership of the means of production, positively requires a totalitarian dictatorship.
Virtually all discussion of health care policy today avoids explicit reference to underlying principles.
As Ayn Rand observed, a compromise between two opposite principles – such as between freedom and government controls in a welfare state – is never sustainable,
The Biden Administration has decided to extend Trump’s mercantilist trade policies. Hostility to free trade Is now officially bipartisan.
For the government to do things “for you,” it must have the power to do things “to you.”
“Although commercial bankers often err in deciding who to lend to, I believe they are far less likely to do so than a body of government-appointed bureaucrats.” – George Selgin
Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
Government has no “public health” role. It has only a “public freedom” role.
Why are there still wild blueberries in the fields held in common?
China had been chipping away at Hong Kong’s remaining walls of freedom, by bringing out sledgehammers.
Joe Biden’s demagoguery, arrogant impatience, and dictatorial manner do not and cannot change reality. At the end of the day, his policies can only lead to a financial and economic disaster.
Europe’s immigration failures — enabled by denial and appeasement — are symptoms of a moral-intellectual vacuum.
Ludwig Von Mises is important because his teachings are necessary to the preservation of capitalism and thus of civilization.
Ayn Rand held that moral principles must be adopted as absolutes and that a single compromise will subvert a principle, as such. This holds true for the actions taken by nations as well as by individuals. The founder’s failure to faithfully abide by their own “self-evident” truths offers a perfect illustration of what follows from a single breach of fundamental and guiding principle.
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