A Word on Mass Shootings, the Futility of Gun Control Laws, & the Future...

I no longer engage in the endless debates on social media, but I do still find a little speculation to be...

Stop Expecting Congress To Cut Spending!

I wouldn't think I'd need to point this out, but... There's now $4 trillion going through Washington, per annum. With very rare exception,...

Increased Health Care = Diminished Health in the US

My disdain for government intervention in the marketplace just continues to grow, regardless of how hard I try to ignore it—like,...

Avoiding Nuclear War: Why Kim Jong-Un’s Strategy Makes Sense

The following article is by Federico Pieraccini—a freelance writer specializing in international affairs, conflicts, politics and strategies—and was originally published by Strategic...

Could Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain Technology End Up Empowering The State?

I recently stumbled across an article by Justin Danneman, published on Squawker, entitled China's Cryptocurrency NEO Will Change the World As We Know It. Here are...

Out-Of-Control Government Spending: We Are All To Blame

Though I ridicule, lambast, mock, and rail against government at all levels, when it comes to casting blame for the irreversible...

A Tale of Two Hurricanes: The Illusion Of Choice

Okay, we have Hurricane Harvey, and Hurricane Irma; both are really bad for society, but let's say people are given a...

When Government Silences Speech

You do realize, do you not, that governments are comprised of human beings, and that human beings—far more often than not—will...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

Escalating Violence is Only Natural in a Statist Society

You see what's happening, don't you? The escalating violence, from all sides, all around us? Well, you shouldn't be surprised, because that's...

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Economy Happens

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

What Kind of Cruel Government Makes it Illegal for People to Buy Pain Medication?

I've often asked, "What kind of cruel government would make it illegal for people to buy pain medication?" This question is usually...

Just Another Victimless Crime

I fail to understand why all the surprise and/or outrage over people being arrested and thrown in jail simply for offensive,...

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,...

We’ve Become Accustomed To Paying Taxes

We've become accustomed to paying taxes. Take income taxes: It's often said that if people were allowed to keep their entire paycheck, and at...

Speechless in 2017

The following article is by Bretigne Shaffer. Bretigne writes for LewRockwell.com among others, and blogs at www.bretigne.com. Check out her books Memoirs of a Gaijin, and Why Mommy...

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...