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Ideal Toys for Left-Wing Children

Ideal Toys for Left-Wing Children

Imagine you’re a statist and you want to raise your kids to have the same spiteful and envious mindset. What’s the best approach? Well, sending your children to a government schoolis an… Read more »

MyRAs Are the Wrong Way of Helping Ordinary People Save Money

MyRAs Are the Wrong Way of Helping Ordinary People Save Money

As part of his State-of-the-Union speech, President Obama announced he was going to unilaterally create a new retirement savings account that supposedly would be available to all workers. Employers would be… Read more »

Yet another Example of the Failure of Keynesian Economics

Yet another Example of the Failure of Keynesian Economics

Early last year, with the sequester about to begin, President Obama stated that “these cuts are not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of Americans… Read more »

Hungary Rejects OECD Call To Hike Taxes

Hungary Rejects OECD Call To Hike Taxes

The Bureaucrats at the OECD don’t pay any taxes on their own salaries, but they work very hard to make sure everyone else is hit with exorbitant rates. They’ve persistently… Read more »

We Need a Debate about the Size of Government, but It Helps to Understand Basic Fiscal Facts

We Need a Debate about the Size of Government, but It Helps to Understand Basic Fiscal Facts

Self awareness is supposed to be a good thing, so I’m going to openly acknowledge that I have an unusual fixation on the size of government. I don’t lose a… Read more »

A “Human Right” to Other People’s Money

A “Human Right” to Other People’s Money

One of the many differences between advocates of freedom and supporters of statism is how they view “rights.” Libertarians, along with many conservatives, believe in the right to be left… Read more »

Thanks to Government, Banks Treat You Like Crap and Spy on You

Thanks to Government, Banks Treat You Like Crap and Spy on You

People are getting increasingly agitated about being spied on by government. The snoops at the National Security Agency have gotten the most attention, and those bureaucrats are in the challenging… Read more »

Simple Messages about the Folly of Gun Control

Simple Messages about the Folly of Gun Control

Let’s start this post with some cheerful news. The statists face a huge uphill battle if their campaign to undermine our rights to keep and bear arms. If you want… Read more »

Everything You Ever Needed to Know about the Left’s View of Income Inequality, Captured in a Single Image

Everything You Ever Needed to Know about the Left’s View of Income Inequality, Captured in a Single Image

If you want to know why the left is wrong about income inequality, you need to watch this Margaret Thatcher video. In just a few minutes, the “Iron Lady” explains how… Read more »

Are Government Bureaucrats Corrupt and Dishonest?

Are Government Bureaucrats Corrupt and Dishonest?

I don’t like government bureaucrats. Actually, let me re-phrase that statement. I know lots of people who work for different agencies in Washington and most of them seem like decent… Read more »