Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

My Recent Experience with the Monopolized Sick-Care Cartel That is the US Healthcare System

For the sake of privacy, I'm not gonna name names or convey details; besides, that's not what this post is about. Rather,...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

Free Market Regulation vs. Government Regulation

I recently shared a pro-free-market education, anti-government school meme on Facebook (please disregard the Trump reference, it was the fact that the list...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

Kick the Habit: Politics is Not the Answer

The following article by Bretigne Shaffer was originally published on Lewrockwell.com, and is republished here with the author's permission. Visit her blog...

Unschooling: Radical Education That Produces Free Human Beings Instead of Slaves

The following article by Daisy Luther was originally published on her website, www.daisyluther.com, and is republished here with permission from the...

The Unasked Questions

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published on LewRockwell.com. Read the original article here. "If they can get you asking the wrong...

Do Minimum Wage Laws Enrich Politicians Instead of Workers?

I got to thinking about this the other day, thought I'd posit the question: State minimum wage mandates vastly reduce employment among inexperienced...

Why Socialists Always Run Out Of Pizza

To me, the reason socialism always fails is quite simple: Socialism doesn't account for human nature. It should be easy for people to...

Millennials Will Determine The Future, & Are Erring Toward Socialism; Can We Educate Them...

Recently, I read an article entitled Why So Many Millennials Are Socialists by By Emily Ekins and Joy Pullmann, published over at The Cato...

I Am Not “Anti-Government”

Upon viewing a sizable portion of my Facebook posts, as well as many of my articles published here on my blog and...

One’s Relationships Are Private & Sacrosanct—But One’s Property, Business Dealings, Finances, & Bank Accounts...

Recently, a female friend of mine shared the following meme on Facebook: According to the commentary she included when she shared it, she disagreed: "Um...no. How about...

Incentive vs. Disincentive: How Capitalism Creates Prosperity, & Socialism Causes Poverty

I recently posted the following on Facebook: "I wonder: if we called capitalism "incentivism", and socialism "disincentivism", would it be easier for...

Victimhood Pays In Our Politicized Economy

We are now several generations into government-run schooling, which, rather than properly educating children (teaching them to think for themselves—critical thinking, individualism,...

Kunta Kinte Had it Coming

The following article was authored by Bretigne Shaffer for her blog On The Banks. I think the message she relays herein is important and needs to be...

Greenpeace Founder-Turned-Climate Change Skeptic Dr. Patrick Moore Says: Let’s Celebrate CO2

Some years ago, a co-worker asked me my thoughts on global warming (that was back before they re-named it "climate change",...

Overcoming Collectivist Thinking

I continue to be amazed at how easily people stray into the fallacy of collectivist thinking. They may be spot on about free-market...

G. Edward Griffin Crash Course Video on the Creature From Jekyll Island: The Fed...

"Permit me to issue and control the money of a  nation, and I care not who makes its laws!"  ~  Mayer Amschel Rothschild Many years...

Study Shows Texting Bans INCREASE Accidents—But We Knew This

According to a new study by researchers at the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)—which was based on claims comparisons from four states...