Dec 17, 2014
It's the season for giving. That doesn't mean it's the season for government. Government creates loyalty in the minds of citizens by pretending to be Santa Claus, doling out gifts and favors.
Dec 10, 2014
Much of modern civilization owes its existence to our use of the fossil fuels that produce the greenhouse gasses. I don't see that civilization as misfortune.
Dec 4, 2014
There's knowledge to be tapped in people's heads about what will happen next, and markets, as usual, are the best way to unleash that wisdom.
Nov 19, 2014
Control freaks want to run your life. They call themselves public
Nov 6, 2014
Yes, most people will give up liberty for security.
Oct 29, 2014
A better way to get new blood into politics would be term limits on elected officials. Several states have them, and the result has been more turnover in legislatures.
Oct 22, 2014
A group of Washington federal prosecutors sometimes break rules and wreck people's lives. President Obama may soon appoint one of them to be America's next attorney general.
Oct 15, 2014
The Constitution’s limits on government power helped create the most free and prosperous country on earth. But now, some Americans, right and left, give up on the Constitution whenever it gets in the way of policies they like.