The government’s restricting Uber’s, its drivers’ and riders’ freedom of choice is immoral.
Byzantine state laws demand you get a state-approved license before you may become a hairdresser, tour guide, travel agent, house painter and all sorts of other jobs where customer happiness should be the guide.
Crime imposes a hefty tax on people who can least afford it.
As a friend once explained to me, “I carry a gun because I can’t carry a cop.”
This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.
Democrats like Pelosi and their media sympathizers think highly of whistleblowers — when they whistleblow on Trump.
With his historic statement against Communist China for the ideal of free speech and the United States of America, Shaq showed a prime example of the highest moral action. Leonard Peikoff once said that to save the world is the simplest thing — all one has to do is think. Shaquille O’Neal did exactly that.
Americans who call for stricter and stricter gun control know that getting rid of rifles will do little or nothing for the nation’s homicide rate. Their calls for more restrictive gun laws are part of a larger strategy to outlaw gun ownership altogether.
The principle of freedom trumps government regulation. In Ayn Rand’s words: “Freedom is the fundamental requirement of man’s mind.”
The difference between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping is that Donald cannot command companies doing business with the NFL to stop doing so until every football player who has kneeled during the national anthem publicly apologize for “offending the American people.” China can.
The view that social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are corroding our public discourse has become increasingly accepted wisdom, the starting point for a debate rather than the debate itself.
On at least some platforms, all speech should be free. The more that is blocked, the less we learn.
The Sanders plan would clear the path for any authoritarian to dictate whatever he defines as “real journalism.”
We increasingly live in a new “dark age” of economic ignorance, and even stupidity. Few things exemplify this trend as much as the call for price controls over the interactions of multitudes of people in the marketplace of supply and demand. There...
Ideology almost perfectly predicts the position of criminologists on issues from gun control to capital punishment to harsh sentencing.
Every excessive rule repealed is a step in the right direction: toward freedom.
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.
The term “socialized medicine” is never used. Instead we hear demands for “universal,” “mandatory,” “single-payer,” and/or “comprehensive” systems.