If a laissez-faire capitalist society is to be achieved, a political movement pursuing a long-range program will be necessary.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): No Banking System Savior Then or Now
Scaling back deposit insurance, combined with a credible policy of putting failure costs onto their rightful owners, stockholders, instead of onto taxpayers is the proper solution to preventing mass bank failures.
Rights Belong to Individuals, Not Groups
Providing rights based on group identity is the formula for tribalism, tribal warfare, and injustice.
The Biden Administration’s Unconstitutional Tax on “Unrealized Capital Gains”
The Biden Administration’s 2023 budget bill proposing a “billionaire tax,” imposing a 25-percent minimum rate on the “unrealized capital gains” of the wealthiest Americans is unconstitutional.
Why Nazism Was Socialism and Why Socialism Is Totalitarian
Nazi Germany was a socialist state, not a capitalist one and socialism, understood as an economic system based on government ownership of the means of production, positively requires a totalitarian dictatorship.
Faucism’s New Deal Origins
Faucism combines control over financial resources and information with a carefully cultivated cult of personality.
Philosophical Detection: Diversity Demands for Hiring and Public Attacks on Minorities
Both actually stem from the same root: racism.
Contagion of Cowardice
Going against the grain and daring to stand up for truth in a time of totalitarianism is exceedingly dangerous.
In Defense of “Junk” Fees
A government action against “junk fees” will result in the additional fees being bundled into a single, overall price, whether it’s a concert ticket, a new car, or some other item. Ironically or not, the opaqueness of blending all of those fees together makes it much easier to raise any or all of those fees over time.
Three Years In, How Did the Lockdowns Go?
The lockdowns did not improve health outcomes. They did devastate economic outcomes.
Focused Protection: Jay Bhattacharya, Sunetra Gupta, and Martin Kulldorff
If you express any misgivings about the covid policies, people are quick to retort: how do you propose we should have handled the pandemic instead? Three experts came up with an answer, which they put into writing and co-signed in the Massachusetts town of Great Barrington on October 4, 2020.
Capitalism is not the problem – but a solution worth defending
Is capitalism to blame for climate change and the ills that the anti-capitalists accuse it of? To answer, we need to understand what capitalism is.
Keep Governments Out of Data Debates
There is a role for the law in consumer data privacy, but for the most part, rather than looking for ways to regulate and punish, states should stay focused on actual violations of individual rights, such as when personally identifiable data is used to commit identity and financial theft.
The Meaning Behind Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech
On Martin Luther King Day–and every day–we should focus on the antidote to racism and alternative to racial thinking: individualism.
Mr President, End These Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Now!
For almost three years now, many wonderful artists, intellectuals, students, business professionals, and musicians have been locked out of US borders, even just to tour around and see this great land and meet up with friends. It’s simply barbaric and yet there it is.
When Federal Interest Payments Come to Exceed the Military Budget: Time to Stop Defending the Rest of the World
American taxpayers remain stuck subsidizing prosperous, populous Europeans, superfluous Middle Eastern monarchs, and cheap-riding Asian defense dependents.
Fauci Fibbed on the Day Everything Changed
Fauci could have used his time in Congress to give a basic explanation. He did not. He chose to spread irrational fear instead.
A Sad Story Isn’t an Argument for the Welfare State
Motivating us to feel sorry for the poor and down trodden allows the Leftists to cash in their trump card—the widespread belief that we have a moral obligation to serve those in need.
50 Common Fallacies About American Health Care
Virtually all discussion of health care policy today avoids explicit reference to underlying principles.
Liberalism, True and False
This new “liberalism” of compulsive paternalism was and is, in fact, a false liberalism.
Slavery Did Not Benefit “Whites”
The truth is that, aside from the plantation owners (a tiny minority), the white population of the South was hurt by slavery—kept poor by it—rather than enriched.
Systemic Racism Targets Capitalism and Freedom
The goal of the systemic racism crusaders isn’t the elimination of racism.
Abolishing the FDA
FDA Policies Keep People Sick and Create a False Sense of Security
The Covid/Crypto Connection: The Grim Saga of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried
FTX, founded in 2019 following Biden’s announcement of his bid for the presidency, by the son of the co-founder of a major Democrat Party political action committee called Mind the Gap, was nothing but a magic-bean Ponzi scheme. It seized on the lockdowns for political, media, and academic cover. Its economic rationale was as nonexistent as its books.