Collectivism nearly doomed the Pilgrims

Several important facts about the early years of the Pilgrims, after they landed in Plymouth, are omitted from the current telling of their history.  Few know today that the Pilgrims experimented with the kind of communal living that was advocated by Plato.  This collectivist experiment nearly doomed the colony, contributing greatly to much suffering in … Continue reading Collectivism nearly doomed the Pilgrims

We Need to Step Up Our Defense of the Free Market

There is a philosophic battle royal, or even a metaphoric civil war, raging in this country.  On one side are those who embrace free market capitalism, the economic system that built the United States into the freest and most prosperous nation.  The other side is steadfastly trying to transform this nation into a Democratic Socialist … Continue reading We Need to Step Up Our Defense of the Free Market

America’s Growing Love Affair With Socialism is Becoming a National Disgrace.

An ever increasing number of Americans now support an economic and philosophic system that has produced an enormous amount suffering and has a very high death toll.  Socialism is the economic system and it is the direct opposite of the free market system that built the United States into the freest and most economically successful … Continue reading America’s Growing Love Affair With Socialism is Becoming a National Disgrace.

High Tax Blue States Meet the Trump Free Market

Russ DeKuyper: You know how much I gotta make to keep $300 cash in our tax bracket? I gotta make 800, maybe $1000. That's why I want that check. Now, you give me that $1000. Archie Bunker: Why, you copper-plated phony, you. You're money nuts. When this was just a raggy fur, you couldn't care … Continue reading High Tax Blue States Meet the Trump Free Market

Uber The Free Market and Gun Bans

One of the big arguments for the service Uber is the idea of letting the free market manage the cost of transportation rather than the using licensing of taxi badges as a revenue source for the state and the badge owners. I'm delighted that Uber is so enamored with the free market one thing about … Continue reading Uber The Free Market and Gun Bans