New legislation would throw a lifeline to individual terminally ill patients, giving them the “right to try” treatments that have been deemed safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) but which have not yet obtained final approval.
Republican Senators have clearly demonstrated that, without the correct principles, there is no basis for health care policy.
The best way to spur ethical conduct by banks—trading value for value with their customers—is to deregulate banking.
For more than a century, government involvement in American medicine has moved in a single direction: more spending, more bureaucrats, and more government power over the most intimate details of our daily lives.
Financial systems, like economies generally, are organic entities. They must be allowed to flourish in a natural way.
Government should get out of regulating business at all, including regulations on product safety, emissions, and dealing with industrial waste.
What we need is more freedom and a lot less government.
While it is too late to prevent the damage in Fort McMurray now, the solution to minimizing losses from fires in the future is to sell the government forests and let private owners manage them for long-term profitability—by protecting their own property and respecting the property rights of others (through good property management to reduce the fire hazard).
The taxi lobby had called for everyone to be equally regulated. Instead, the commissioners made everyone equally free.
So which is more effective in keeping us—as customers and employees—safe: the government bureaucrat with no personal incentive, or the businessman, whose profits and reputation depend on the safety and satisfaction of his employees and customers?