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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

All Wealth Is Not Created Equal

Recently, someone in my Facebook network shared this meme: I neglected to comment on it, because I know the guy is clueless, and...

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...

How the “Selfie Phenomenon” is Re-Defining Beauty

I really liked this video (below), and it makes a very salient point toward the end: that social media (Internet/digital technology)...

Doesn’t Play Well With Others

I'm beginning to believe that things are about to get really ugly, all around the world. Why? Because throughout history, collectivism...

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",...

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...

Amazon Isn’t Driving Publishers & Bookstores Out of Business; Authors & Readers Are

The idiocy of all this anti-Amazon crap makes my head hurt.... Seems there's another feud brewing in the publishing arena, this time...

In Defense of Walmart: Employers Don’t Set Wages, the Labor Market Does

I just saw an idiotic post on Facebook calling the Walton family (owners of Walmart) "greedy", because they're "the richest family in...

How the Internet Enables People to Transcend Political & Cultural Barriers

I really love how the Internet and digital technology is showing us that people, all over the world, are pretty much the same—regardless...

The Death of Sears: A Study in Corporate Suicide

In a recent article by Eric Englund, Stock Buybacks and Sears' Death Spiral, published over at LewRockewell.com, the author discusses the fatal...