Laissez Faire vs. Interventionism

Laissez Faire vs. Interventionism

In eighteenth-century France the saying laissez faire, laissez passer was the formula into which some of the champions of the cause of liberty compressed their program. Their aim was the establishment of the unhampered market society. In order to attain this end they...
Free Markets are Good Medicine

Free Markets are Good Medicine

There is an unstated context behind the health care debate. Those who prefer government management of medicine have a wider agenda: they hate the idea of a free market in medicine because they hate the idea of free markets in anything. Of course, an actual free market...
Trump Puts The Nail In The Tea Party Coffin

Trump Puts The Nail In The Tea Party Coffin

The Trump sanctioned agreement to suspend the debt ceiling and push annual deficits even further above the trillion dollar mark may only succeed in destroying the Republican Party as we know it.

Free Markets are Good Medicine

The Government Boot on Your Doctor's Neck

We live in an age when the secretary of the Interior and the White House press secretary proudly and publicly proclaim that they will keep their “boot on the neck” of an oil company. This new manifestation of “hope” and “change” is...
Like Socialism, Conservative Nationalism Is Not About Liberty

Like Socialism, Conservative Nationalism Is Not About Liberty

American “nationalism,” if we are to call it this, is neither identity-politics socialism nor this newly proclaimed “conservative” national socialism. It was, and should be, an allegiance to individual liberty and unlimited economic freedom of trade and association for all things peaceful.

The Let-Alone Principle

The Let-Alone Principle

“[T]he political system is most conducive to the public good in which the rightful liberty of the individual is least abridged.”

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