“Forgive student loans” really means workers must pay for privileged students who don’t.
Louis XIV had hundreds of servants who prepared him dinner. Today, my supermarket offers me a buffet Louis XIV couldn’t imagine. Thanks to trade and property rights and markets, each of us lives as if we had more servants than kings.
It’s particularly absurd that Earth Day’s activists rarely mention the form of energy that could most quickly reduce greenhouse gases: nuclear power.
YouTube abruptly deleted some of Louder with Crowder videos, blocked him from uploading new videos for a week and permanently demonetized his channel. “It means I can make $0 on YouTube,” he explains.
A good thing about America having 50 states is that when states fail, we can learn from their mistakes. People defeated by California’s rules move to Nevada or Texas. But if the federal government adopts California’s rules, where can we move?
Critics claim the tests are culturally biased and say that’s why Blacks and Latinos don’t score as well. But that doesn’t explain why Asians do so well. In fact, Asians get the best SAT scores.
The property invasion law’s supporters say the United Farm Workers union deserves the exception to property rules because rich farmers abuse migrant workers.
Today’s award shows aren’t about recognizing what’s best. They’re about pleasing the left.
When the pandemic ends, politicians will take credit, but the solution, as usual, began when politicians got out of the way.
Politicians have too much power over our lives. Many used the pandemic as another excuse to take more.
Today’s environmental activists are so hostile to capitalism that they end up killing animals they want to protect.
Drop Google and use search engines like DuckDuckGo?
Socialist experiments failed in Sweden, Israel, India, Great Britain, Afghanistan, Syria, Algeria, Cambodia, Somalia, etc. There are no socialist success stories.
When the Soviets made private businesses illegal, says Powell, “that’s about as close as the world ever saw” to pure socialism.
If politicians do it, it’s always necessary. Rules are for the little people.
Government programs that are supposed to help minorities end up doing more harm than good.
It’s revealing that government-run schools fight to stay closed, while most businesses — private schools, restaurants, hair salons, gyms, etc., fight to be allowed to open.
Middle Eastern young people are moving away from fundamentalism.
“We have this tendency, for good reasons, to focus on problems, because that’s our way of solving problems,” says Norberg. “But then there’s the risk that we’ll just despair and think it’s hopeless and we give up. That’s not the solution to our problems.
Who should be on Santa’s naughty and nice lists this Christmas?
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