Health Care Is Not A Right

Health Care Is Not A Right

In today’s proposals for sweeping changes in the field of medicine, the term “socialized medicine” is never used. Instead we hear demands for “universal,” “mandatory,” “single-payer,” and/or...
Put the Independence Back Into Independence Day

Put the Independence Back Into Independence Day

America’s cities and towns will soon fill with parades, fireworks, and barbecues in celebration of the Fourth of July, the 238th birthday of America. But one hopes that the speeches will contain fewer bromides and more attention to exactly what is being...
Rational Selfishness and the Great Wealth Creator

Rational Selfishness and the Great Wealth Creator

True egoists are not narcissists; they are not preoccupied with grandiose fantasies or obsessed with being the center of attention and getting constant approval. They are not concerned with self-inflation because they are secure within themselves and confident of...
Free Trade vs. The Folly of Protectionism

Free Trade vs. The Folly of Protectionism

Protectionism fully implemented across all industries would mean a lower standard of living, because it would result in capital and labor unnecessarily being diverted into the production of goods that could more economically be produced elsewhere. Some say imports are...
‘Buy American’ is un-American

‘Buy American’ is un-American

According to a recent poll, 80% of Americans think it their patriotic duty to give preference to American-made products. But “Buy American” is wholly un-American in both its economics and its philosophy. America’s distinction among all the nations of...

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