This year marks the 200th anniversary of Herman Melville, who is best known as the author of Moby Dick. In his famous novel Melville tells the story of a whaling ship captain obsessed with taking his revenge on a great white whale. The novel is, today, a hallmark of...
There was nothing inherent to the lighthouse that made it a public good. It became a public good because government regulation made it so.
America was not made richer from slavery. America was made poorer by slavery.
The road not taken by Cuba, that of not having the revolution, is one on which the country would have been healthier and richer than it is now.