Socialism, and her inevitable offspring Communism, are gaining popularity once again. Visions of Che Guevara swell in the hearts and on the T-shirts of the ‘working class’. Students flock to the local Leftist “Equality” rallies, iPhones and Starbucks Gluten-Free-Mocha-Frappa-Caramelitos in hand. Disgruntled workers, not feeling the love, covet their CEO’s bonus payout last year without … Continue reading Do you even know what you’re saying?
A classic. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of coercion and how government is the antithesis of liberty, pay close attention to the first question and Milton's response. You can replace the FCC in his remarks with any number of government agencies (FDA, USDA, EPA, IRS, etc.) Also very interesting for Christians that … Continue reading Milton Friedman: The Role of Government in a Free Society (Q&A)
My next post will cover this hot topic. Here are 2 very compelling views on the proposition -- The US should open its borders. Immigration : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education.
jobs are a means, not the ends in themselves people work to live better, to put food on the shelves real growth means production of what people demand That's entrepreneurship not your central plan -- Hayek's character in the "Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two" -------- Listening to the Fight of the … Continue reading Again with Full Employment
Had a couple very interesting exchanges on FB this week, which makes me wonder if I should re-post the link to this on FB like I normally do. Anyway, most of this has been brewing in my mind for ages. I may decide to break this up into 2 posts. The first one started when … Continue reading Liberty and Wealth