Ayn Rand correctly wrote that without property rights, no other rights are possible.
Just as statists use a crisis to advance their agenda, advocates of the free market should use a noncrisis to advance our cause.
Nuisance is highly contextual. An action that constitutes a nuisance in one context may not be a nuisance in another context.
Rent control provides a pretense of private property.
Economic power is founded on voluntary trade. Political power is founded on physical force.
We may not always like the alternatives that we face, but choosing between unattractive alternatives isn’t force.
On the one hand, housing advocates and public officials decry the state’s housing shortage. On the other hand, they continue to advocate for more controls and restrictions to be piled onto the shoulders of housing producers.
The Progressive framework relegates the individual to second-class status. The collective reigns supreme.
Social media companies are not a threat to free speech. Governments that do not respect property rights are.
In his zeal to protect the nonexistent entity known as “the public,” Fauci ignores the individuals who comprise the public. Individuals don’t matter to Fauci or any other would-be tyrant.
America’s past, is replete with examples of voluntary, cooperative associations which provided for the many needs of the citizenry. One of the most striking examples is the evolution of libraries in pre-Civil War America. Even today, alternatives to tax-sup-ported libraries exist.
To determine the truth on any issue, whether we are in an infodemic or not, we must examine the facts. More importantly, we must arm ourselves with the proper method for examining those facts.
A private vaccine requirement does not prevent unvaccinated individuals from dining out elsewhere. A government vaccine mandate prohibits unvaccinated individuals from dining out anywhere.
Democracy is a form of collectivism.
If you send your children to a private school, you are not a bad person. And anyone who claims otherwise is a monster.
Regulations force individuals to act contrary to their own judgment. This applies to both irrational and rational decisions.
A common question, when discussing capitalism, is: What about the poor? In other words, won’t the poor be helpless and hopeless in a capitalist society? The premise underlying such questions is altruism. According to altruism, we have a moral duty to serve others....
The only way to improve our schools is to get government out of education.
The fundamental issue is not wage rates, but productivity. If a worker desires a higher wage, he must produce more in a given period of time.
Lobbyists are not a creation of the free market, but of a mixed economy–an economy with a mixture of freedoms and controls. When government has the power to arbitrarily dictate the actions of individuals, individuals will seek legislation that is favorable to them.
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