Economic growth has been faster when the federal government has been smaller (relative to GDP) – and vice versa.
Conservatives won’t defend capitalism because they won’t defend its morality, rational egoism, and won’t defend that morality because they’re wedded to religion and its ethic of altruism.
There’s nothing moral, “fair” or “progressive” about a graduated (communist) tax schedule.
The creation of money doesn’t create wealth, unless money itself is wealth — as it was when it was gold and silver.
Although it may be difficult today for American socialist students to study abroad in places like Cuba or North Korea, they could lobby U.S. officials to facilitate it.
Capitalism is perfect precisely to the extent it’s the only social system consonant with human nature.
Far more important than a debate about the relative practicality, efficiency, or productiveness of capitalism and socialism is a debate about their relative moral merits.
The best defense is a good offense; yet many people today still resist capitalism as morally offensive.
For the sake of justice, liberty, and prosperity, people should abandon their anti-commercial prejudices and cease deriding unequal wealth and income.
The president pledges to “make America great again,” which is a crucial and noble sentiment. But protectionism only hurts rather than helps do that job.