Like Sisyphus pushing the rock up a hill, I keep trying to convince my leftist friends that growth is the best way to help the poor. I routinely share new evidence and provide real-world data in hopes that they will realize that good results are more important than good intentions. In a triumph of hope […]
Continue reading Redistribution Is Morally Dubious, Economically Harmful, and It Doesn’t Work
There’s a famous quote attributed to George Washington. Government is not reason, it is not eloquence — it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. But it’s apparently an urban legend. There’s no evidence Washington wrote or spoke […]
Continue reading Does Donald Trump Think Washington Politicians Should Have More of Our Money to Help America Become Greece?
Kissed by an Angel, Where Violins are the Angels’ Voices, and the Cello Sings Harmony. CPT Matthew D Poland 27, of Lexington, KY, and SSG Forrest …
Continue reading By an Angel’s Kiss, CPT Matthew D Poland, 27, and SSG Forrest B Sibley, 31, USAF, Green on Blue
The libertarian message of limited government generally is not warmly received in Washington because politicians, bureaucrats, cronyists, lobbyists, contractors, and other insiders profit from the status quo. The D.C. area is now the richest region of the country, filled with folks who gladly support higher taxes because they realize that “They may send an additional […]
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What is the “official” conservative position on illegal immigration? Or “anchor babies”? Ukraine? China? ISIS? Who decides? George Will? Rush Limbaugh? Mark Levin? Is there …
Continue reading Reagan’s Magic, Was it His Style, or His Conservatism?