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The History of Thanksgiving: Thanks, Property Rights

This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights.

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Decriminalize Drugs

What drug prohibition did do is exactly what alcohol prohibition did a hundred years ago: increase conflict between police and citizens.

10 Things I Learned About The Anti-Police Brutality Protests

“We have now reached the point where virtually everything that serves black ‘leaders’ — dependency, grievance-hunting, racial hype and paranoia — are major disservices to the cause of advancing blacks, at a time when their opportunities have never been better.”

Race and Riots

Burning police stations and looting stores won’t speed that progress. It sets us back.

Twitter is Private Property President Trump

Letting President Trump use the police power of the government to fight the Left is self-contradictory. “If the owners of a media platform do not get to decide who can appear on it, then who gets to make that decision?” Government force will not achieve freedom. It will only achieve tyranny.

Politicians Not Letting The Coronavirus Crisis Go To Waste

In normal times the government supports many bad, irresponsible, and unjust policies, driven in part by perverse incentives. Not the least of these is an imprudent eagerness to please special interests. Emergencies and the resulting panic only further loosen whatever weak restraints there normally are against government misbehavior and malfunction.