In our modern age where government has vastly exceeded its constitutional and legitimate boundaries, and corruption runs amok in both parties, a lot of capitalism has been replaced by “crony capitalism.”Read more ›
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Is capitalism the “devil’s dung” or is it the only moral choice? There are those who look at income disparity in countries that practice some level of a free market oriented economy and decry that some have more wealth and make more money than others.Read more ›
This used to be fundamentally and almost universally understood in America, nearly instinctively. You didn’t even really need to teach it in schools or anywhere else. It was “Duh!” obvious.Read more ›
If we aren’t dead already, we certainly qualify for a suicide watch as we stick our head in a demographic noose, deny our own values and allow a minority of central planners to plan our own funeral and send our grandchildren the bill. Every day must eventually end and we may be witnessing the sun setting in the West.Read more ›
From Prager University and Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute, some good information to dispel five myths about capitalism and the free market. With the proliferation of Marxism from the Left, this is information you as a freedom advocate can use. Sadly, you’ll have to educate a lot of “Republicans” about these basic truths, too, since the “Republican” establishment has gone all-in (at least semi-covertly) for the embrace of anti-free market poison.Read more ›
Private property is an essential ingredient of a free society. Today, the concept of private property is out of fashion as our collectivist rulers try to build a classless society on such misunderstood and elastic phrases as the Pursuit of Happiness and the Necessary and Proper Clause.Read more ›
At one time in America, most people were financially independent. I don’t mean by this that most people were wealthy. What I mean is that they worked for themselves as opposed to working for someone else as a hired laborer. That day has passed. Today most people who work are employed by someone and draw a wage.Read more ›
What are the differences between the English and the French theories of liberty? The differences between the two schools of thought are best illustrated in their fundamental assumptions regarding the essence of human nature. These two schools of thought are as different as east and west.Read more ›
How do you fundamentally transform a nation from what it has been to what a clique of ideologues wants it to be? The easiest way is to convince the general population that what the would-be masters want is what the people want. Those seeking to subvert a culture must take a long view. They must realize that this will be a multistage project that will take generations to achieve.
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The American Right has yet to fully make the moral case for capitalism. Too many conservative writers and politicians focus on its practical aspects, but details of order and efficiency do not sway the hearts of voters, compassion does. Not surprisingly, the party most hostile to our founding economic principles has won the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, in large part, by claiming the moral high ground for wealth redistribution and more centralized power.Read more ›