Blockbuster’s demise began when it charged a man named Reed Hastings $40 in late fees. That annoyed him so much, he started a subscription-based, mail-order movie rental company he called Netflix.
Byzantine state laws demand you get a state-approved license before you may become a hairdresser, tour guide, travel agent, house painter and all sorts of other jobs where customer happiness should be the guide.
The more I watch politicians, the more I hate them.
Although Caplan thinks college is mostly a scam, he says there’s one type of person who definitely benefits — professors like him.
Government’s built-in ignorance explains how it can spend trillions on failed poverty programs, and then respond to the failure by demanding more funds to continue the same programs.
“Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, Castro, Chavez, Maduro. It doesn’t work.”
It’s increasing by $1 trillion a year.
In most every Hollywood movie, capitalism is evil.
Families will argue this Thanksgiving. Such arguments have a long tradition. The Pilgrims had clashing ideas about how to organize their settlement in the New World. The resolution of that debate made the first Thanksgiving possible. The Pilgrims were religious,...
This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.
Governments want to keep control… Carbon dioxide becomes that molecule by which (they) can take control of your lives.
In health care, and all fields, it’s better to see what competition can do rather than letting the government and its cronies decide what to allow.