The ‘Voter ID Is Racist’ Myth

The ‘Voter ID Is Racist’ Myth

Add late-night comic Trevor Noah to the list of ill-informed lefties who consider voter identification a “racist” demand intended to “suppress” the black vote. “Isn’t it interesting,” Noah said, “how every time...
A Pro-Capitalist Political Agenda

A Pro-Capitalist Political Agenda

In modern democracies, political cycles never end. As soon as one election is over, those in government office or aspiring to such an office are already running for the next election. Having recently attended a public forum of state-level candidates looking to the...
King of Debt Takes the Reins

King of Debt Takes the Reins

The election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 provides the best recent precedent for the unexpected triumph of Donald Trump (in my opinion, the other post-war Republican takeovers of the White House –Ike in ’52, Nixon ’68, and W. in ’00 – did not constitute a real break...
The Election’s Bearing on Monetary Freedom

The Election’s Bearing on Monetary Freedom

No matter who wins this year’s presidential election, believers in monetary freedom will have their work cut out for them. A newly-elected president Trump will quickly turn from making the Fed a scapegoat for his own campaigns’ tribulations to blaming it...
What Voting Is and Is Not

What Voting Is and Is Not

Your right to vote does not mean you have the right to anything you want. It’s easy for a candidate to say, “free health care for all,” or “free college for all.” And it’s easy to cast a vote in favor of that policy. It happens every election, unfortunately. But when...
Democrats’ Race Fixation Comes Back to Bite Them

Democrats’ Race Fixation Comes Back to Bite Them

Contradictions always catch up with you. Consider the presidential election. In 2008 and 2012, Obama relied heavily on the black voters who normally don’t vote, to show up at the polls. And they did. This year, there’s some speculation that not as many black voters...
Why So Many Politicians Are Crooks

Why So Many Politicians Are Crooks

Why are so many politicians crooks? How did an obvious crook get to be the nominee for one of the country’s two major parties? The answer is unbelievably obvious. Think about it. We ask our politicians to provide almost unlimited goods and services. We don’t just want...
Election 2016: The Dangers of a Trump Presidency

Election 2016: The Dangers of a Trump Presidency

Donald Trump’s attackers have desperately tried to stick him with every accusation imaginable: Was Trump on cocaine at the debate? Did he appear in an adult film? Was his wife an illegal immigrant? Now it’s the recording of Trump boasting about forcing himself on...

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