“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

R.I.P. Peter Schramm

Peter Schramm died yesterday of cancer at age 69. I only knew him through listening to his “You Americans” podcasts from the Ashbrook Center for...

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Whole Foods John Mackey on Capitalism

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Some things create themselves and cannot be designed

“Either fraternity is spontaneous, or it does not exist. To decree it is to annihilate it. The law can indeed force men to remain just;...

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Walter Russell Mead Explains Trump

It’s pretty simple, actually: Trump offers average Americans the chance to pull the Establishment’s chain, and then watch the wonks and the pundits jerk and...

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California’s heartless progressives

Progressive policies drive more into poverty by Joel Kotkin, one of the last of the good liberals. The other two are Nat Hentoff and Fred...

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Bleak House Future if Democrats win 2016

American politics as we know it today began in the Great Depression of the 1930s and especially FDR’s New Deal. My history professor at the University...

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Carly Fiorina wows audience at Red State Gathering

I love her definition of conservatism and her comparison of conservatism to Democrats’ so-called “progressivism.” It starts at about the 2:30 mark.

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Character and Liberty

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Why Big Government Is Bad Government

Repost from February 11, 2011: Economics 101 from the Center For Freedom and Prosperity: For a lesson in how prosperity can be unleashed when government...

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Market Trader Alessio Rastani to BBC: Eurozone Market Will Crash

Jaw dropping prediction:   Rastani says you can make money on the recession, and on the crash.  Well, Michael Lewis, in his book The Big...

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Quote of the Day

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then —...

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Iceland Wins The Bank Bailout Scheme — By Default

Trying to convince anyone that the bank bailout was a dumb idea, that it would have been better and wiser to have let the stricken...

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