“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” — Milton Friedman

Some headlines to remember about the Trump tax reform

Yahoo News: “Meet some victims of the Trump tax bill” Washington Post: “10 reasons Democrats think the tax bill will be a political loser for...
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What’s the best way to spread the wealth?

I’ve read John Tamny’s Book Popular Economics, and his articles at Real Clear Markets, such as this one: To Redistribute Jordan Spieth’s Wealth, Let Him Keep...
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Another Brilliant Trump Appointment May Be John Taylor For FED Chairman

John Taylor, Professor of Economics at Stanford University, may be the next chairman of the FED. That will be a wonderful thing, in my view....
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Free markets in everything, including health care and health insurance

Guy walks into a meat market and asks the price of 90% lean hamburger. “$6.95  a pound” says the butcher behind the meat counter. Guy...
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The Liberty Movement is Alive and Well

Freedom Fest Shows the Liberty Movement Is Alive and Well Steve Forbes: “Free markets are moral,” Forbes once told an interviewer, “because they’re fundamentally about...
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The Nudgian School of Economics

The Austrian School of Economics, as explained by Ludwig von Mises, Frederic Hayek and supported by Milton Friedman of the Chicago School, assumes that people...
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Venezuela: When socialism fails, move on to slavery

Human nature predicts that when one is prevented from enjoying the fruits of one’s own labor, when a government mandates that one work to support...
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A Ducati dealer best place to buy a used Harely Davidson?

Yeah, in some cities anyway.  I noticed lots of near-new used Harley’s on the showroom floor of my Ducati dealer.  I thought that was odd...
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The $15 minimum wage paradox

Economists know and have been telling everyone who will listen that the mandatory minimum wage is a paradox because it hurts the very people it...
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How The Welfare State Begins, and Ends

A Cato intern, Silvia Morandotti, used her artistic skills to create two images that show what a welfare state looks like when it first begins...
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Nothing raises people out of poverty like free market capitalism

From World Poverty — Our World in data:
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Glenn Reynolds: Don’t Be a Sucker For Socialism

Literally millions of people have rallied around the Bernie Sanders’ promise to bring socialism to America, which has already started down that road under the...
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