The financial crisis of 2008-9 — accompanied by the Great Recession was caused by government intervention, mainly in mortgage finance and the housing sector.
In economics Hayek is a radical; but in philosophy, unlike Ayn Rand, Hayek is a conservative.
Abortion-rights advocates should not cede the terms “pro-life” and “right to life” to the anti-abortionists. It is a woman’s right to her life that gives her the right to terminate her pregnancy.
A patriotic American acts as a capitalist and an individualist: he buys the best, wherever it may be found.
There is a tendency to exaggerate the “evils” which of the factory system and factory legislation was not essential to the ultimate disappearance of those “evils.” Conditions which modern standards would condemn were then common to the community as a whole.
A successful battle against the collectivism of the left will have to await the appearance of a new, pro-capitalist right.
People who use slavery to trash the founders have contempt for our constitutional guarantees of liberty. Slavery is merely a convenient moral posturing tool they use in their attempt to reduce respect for our Constitution.
To send soldiers into war without a clear self-defense purpose, and without providing them every possible protection, is a betrayal of their valor and a violation of their rights.
The greatest soldiers of American history knew that freedom was sacred; no price paid on its behalf was a sacrifice.
It is time for advocates of capitalism to come out of the closet.