Category Archive: politics

May 27

School Choice Is Winning

The following episode of the Cato Daily Podcast is presented for your consideration and comments. School Choice Is Winning “The number of states with zero school choice options gets smaller every year. Bob Bowdon of Choice Media evaluates the state of educational freedom for children in the United States.” As an advocate of parental choice … Continue reading »

Aug 24

Fake Krugman Fools Detractors (and Supporters)

Last night, Twitter was abuzz with something said by a Google+ user purporting to be economist Paul Krugman. “People on twitter might be joking, but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage.” It turned out to be a hoax, though. […]

Apr 18

Loyal to the PA Liquor Monopoly?!

The PLCB (Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board) has a monopoly on the sale of wine and spirits in the state. “A monopoly is a grant of special privilege by the State, reserving a certain area of production to one particular individual or group.” – Ludwig von Mises Institute Consequently, the following line from an article about […]

Apr 01

Read the Bills Amendment

The following text is borrowed from Downsize DC, and I agree with it. I’d like to add to it, though. Let’s make it a constitutional amendment! Downsize DC suggests an amendment as a response to a court challenge of the act. I say skip the BS and go straight for the good stuff. What do […]

Feb 16

Sacred and Secular Marriage: Pius XI

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good […]

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