Adopting socialized medicine – “universal health care” – would not remedy the well-documented gap in U.S. life expectancy.
The Outlook for the Future of Capitalism (Part 10 of 10)
Let the advocates of capitalism proceed in the knowledge not only that socialism is dead, but also that what the world still needs to learn is why capitalism deserves to live.
Honoring Virtue: The Purpose of Memorial Day
The greatest soldiers of American history knew that freedom was sacred; no price paid on its behalf was a sacrifice.
The Goal of Socialism Is Not to Help the Poor
Socialism is based on the doctrine of altruism, the morality of self-sacrifice.
Memorial Day: What We Owe Our Soldiers
To send soldiers into war without a clear self-defense purpose, and without providing them every possible protection, is a betrayal of their valor and a violation of their rights.
A General Campaign at the Local Level for Laissez-Faire Capitalism (Part 9 of 10)
What would be required to restore New York to its former prosperity and greatness would be the combination of the elimination of public welfare, the abolition of rent controls, and the privatization of the city’s transportation system.
Taylor Swift, Turn Your Wrath to Government!
If musicians and concertgoers are upset by the so-called “deceptive” practices of a “monopoly” like Ticketmaster and want the government to do something, they actually may want to redirect their attention towards another entity with monopoly power that also attempts to hide fees. That entity is … the government.
A Pro-Capitalist Foreign Policy (Part 7 of 10)
In the present-day world, a procapitalist foreign policy is indistinguishable from a pro-American foreign policy.
If Only Someone Made the Moral Case for Capitalism
If only we had a thinker who could portray (again, in a best-selling book, later made available for free) what benevolence, respect, and happiness could be achieved when people come to live as free, moral equals, swearing by their life and love of it to “never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.”
A Doctor Dissents from Statist Orthodoxy
Some doctors aren’t afraid to make the case for freedom, both in medical care and in all other aspects of our lives. One of them is Dr. Miguel Faria.
Abolition of Income and Inheritance Taxes Under Capitalism (Part 5 of 10)
A possible way to start on the elimination of the income/inheritance tax right now would be to fight for the immediate adoption of a universal exemption of at least 51 percent of everyone’s income from federal, state, and local income taxation under all circumstances.
The Goal of Socialism
Socialism is a doctrine based at root not on love for the poor but on hatred for the creators, meaning anyone who makes money.
Capitalism and the Abolition of the Welfare State (Part 4 of 10)
The savings of individuals would steadily replace taxes as the source of provision for old age.
Patriot Act 2.0 on Steroids? The Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communication Technology Act
Online Security Concerns Shouldn’t Enable a Surveillance State
The Tax Code: A Playground for the Few, A Labyrinth for the Many
The tax code’s complexity has created an environment in which tax-preparation services, lobbyists, favored industries, and politicians thrive, while taxpayers struggle to make sense of ever-changing rules and regulations.
Privatization of Property: Importance of Fighting on Basis of Principles (Part 2 of 10)
The privatization of property is the most fundamental aspect of a procapitalist political program
California Gasoline Price Gouging Bill Does Not Address Root Problem
California’s gasoline prices are higher than the rest of the country because of the state’s taxes and regulations.
Capitalism and The Exploitation of Third World Countries
To then accuse capitalism of causing the poverty — while in the very act of eradicating it — is to commit both a historical error and a profound injustice.
Toward the Establishment of Laissez-Faire Capitalism (Part 1 of 10)
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.