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)
Trying to stay positive, especially with Christmas and New Year coming up, but there's so much negative news lately. In particular, the escalation of violence seems to be getting worse. Maybe it's not escalation but more awareness of it. I've written previously about how I abhor violence and war and the taking of life. In … Continue reading Life Matters
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.
As a preview to my next post, I'm curious what some of my readers think about this topic. I have a pretty diverse group of people reading my blog from Libertarians / Anarchists to Conservative Christians and even a few Socialist / Liberals. So what do you think? Do the Ends justify the Means or … Continue reading Do Results Matter or Are Good Intentions Enough?
Big news from the Supreme Court today. Hobby Lobby successfully made their case that the Obamacare mandate to provide birth control violated the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). Predictably, the leftist / statist movement is looking at this as some kind of indoctrination of religion, giving the same rights that individuals are guaranteed … Continue reading Both sides agree – Birth Control is Not Your Employer’s Business