The Founding Fathers, says Bargil, “recognized that the ability to fine is the ability to cripple. It’s one of the ways, other than incarceration, that government can really oppress.”
America will do best if we remember that the Declaration of Independence talks about “limited” government and reminds us that every individual has inalienable rights.
Politicians always have ideas other than letting you keep your money.
Capitalism “is a fantastic system that is fundamentally moral because it allows individuals to pursue their own happiness. Your pursuit of your own well-being — a virtue in and of itself — also helps the world be a better world.”
Can’t we just leave government out of it and let employers and employees work this out to meet individual needs?
America, a country where even poor people live longer and better lives than almost anyone in history, has become a place where spoiled children paying $60,000 tuition consider themselves “victims.”
I don’t trust politicians, generally, but I especially don’t trust them with money. Since the U.S. went off the gold standard, the dollar has lost 80 percent of its value.
Sex slavery is evil. Authorities should do everything they can to stop it. But there is a big difference between slavery and sex work done by consenting adults.
Independent journalists provide facts that biased editors at the Washington Post keep in darkness.