Archived Articles (2011-2013)

Do we need more free markets and more privatization? Economists say yes. History says no. READ MORE

December 30, 2012

American companies have no monopoly on avoiding taxes. British companies are also paying less in tax while reporting record profits. READ MORE

December 28, 2012

Why are the only two choices in US politics the responsible center-right and the barbarian nationalist extreme? It wasn’t always this way. READ MORE

December 27, 2012

Sure, some people can use guns safely. Some people can also smoke crack safely, drink and drive safely and handle explosives safely. We don’t let them because too many other people can’t. READ MORE

December 18, 2012

Corporations are called “public companies” because they are just that: they are companies of individuals given special rights and privileges in exchange for serving the public. READ MORE

December 18, 2012

If the United States were able to reduce its health care spending from 17.8 percent of national income to a more normal 11.8 percent of national income, we would be spending $905 billion less on health care every year. Obamacare won’t do that. Neither will the Medicare “reform” proposals currently under consideration. Only one policy proposal would bring the US healthcare system into line with those in other countries: Medicare for all. READ MORE

December 11, 2012

The basic necessities of life are not for government to give or withhold based on its current budget situation. They are things we are entitled to have, no matter how inconvenient it may be for our neighbors to pay for them. READ MORE

December 5, 2012

For a small business, a tax is a cost like any other. It’s important to keep costs down. But it’s even more important to keep costs lower than your competitors. READ MORE

November 28, 2012