Saturday, February 23, 2019

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Why Stress Is One of the Best Predictors of High Life Satisfaction

  My life is messed up, why can’t I get my act together? Most of us have heard a variation of this talk track in our heads, or we’ve heard it...
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[FREE EPISODE] The Silent Coup Against Trump | LevinTV

  Mark Levin made his latest episode of Levin TV free as he discusses the 'silent coup' against President Trump, after Andrew McCabe made the rounds promoting his book through...
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A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals

  Dave Rubin welcomes economics professor at George Mason University Tyler Cowen to discuss his book “Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals” Topics covered...

Who’s Afraid Of Budget Deficits? I Am.

In a provocative article in Foreign Affairs titled “Who’s Afraid of Budget Deficits?” Jason Furman and Lawrence H. Summers argue that we should not worry much about the federal government’s large...

Elizabeth Warren’s Universal Child-Care Proposal: The Starting Point For A Government Takeover

  Senator Elizabeth Warren is right: Child care services in America can be extremely expensive. In certain areas, child care can be difficult to find at all. High prices have perniciously regressive effects on...

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Mass Shooting In Aurora Shows Why Gun Control Doesn’t Work

Last week, when an Illinois man killed five of his co-workers and injured several police officers, he did so with an illegal firearm. The...

K-12: Reformers Needed

Contemplate public education in America, and you will probably feel depressed.  Despite billion-dollar budgets, an army of employees, and endless promises, K-12 under-performs year after...

Overdosing on Regulation: How Government Caused the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid overdose deaths have risen dramatically in the United States over the past two decades. The standard explanation blames expanded prescribing and advertising of...

Americans Are Ditching Public Transit Thanks to Capitalism

Americans don’t like public transit, and you can’t blame them. Inconvenience, ineffectiveness, and sluggishness are some of the main issues they often complain about...

Dignified Work Requires It To Be Useful

The American Left is infatuated with the idea of the government funding well-paid roles for anyone that desires a job in infrastructure provision, environmental...
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ALL Americans should be thankful for Christianity | Dinesh D’Souza

  "Private property, contracts, and free trade are all key aspects of Western civilization that come from Christianity." Connect with Dinesh D'Souza through the following: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dsouzadinesh ...
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The 3 Rules of Hate Speech: Free Speech Rules | Reason TV

  Reason is the planet's leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Go to reason.com for a point of view you...

Explaining the Left, Part VI: Do Leftists Believe What They Say?

Individuals on both the left and right lie. Individuals on both the left and right tell the truth. And liberalism, unlike leftism, does value...

Public Education’s Dirty Secret

It is not poor teaching or a lack of money that is failing our most vulnerable populations. The real problem is an ethos of...

Celebrating Presidents Day

Presidents Day is unique among American holidays in providing the opportunity to remember and appreciate why George Washington and Abraham Lincoln -- whose birthdays...

Why Are Libertarians So Up In Arms About Amazon?

In describing a major driver of government growth in his classic 1981 book, The Economy In Mind, Warren Brookes made the basic point that when...
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FULL SPEECH: President Trump Addresses Crisis In Venezuela

  On Monday night President Trump delivered a tremendous speech in Miami Florida, directed towards the Venezuelan people currently suffering under the oppressive Maduro regime,...

President Trump Should Take Some Credit For Our New Morning In America

Ronald Reagan beat Walter Mondale with wit, optimism, and a simple question in the 1984 election: Are Americans better off now than we were?...

Markets and Emissions

In reviewing the Green New Deal, the Wall Street Journal’s Greg Ip says, “Because the private market has no incentive to reduce carbon emissions, government intervention...
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George Washington | Farewell Address

Friends and Citizens: The period for a new election of a citizen to administer the executive government of the United States being not far distant,...
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Gen. Jack Keane on the Trump administration’s strategy for confronting China

In Sunday's episode of Life, Liberty & Levin on FOX News, General Jack Kean joins Mark Levin to discuss foreign policy and the Trump...

How Underground Private Schools Are Outperforming Government Schools in Developing Nations

The success of entrepreneurs in developing countries at meeting the demand for education is quite impressive. Especially, when compared to the failures of the...

Government Ownership Sucks

The Wall Street Journal today profiles South Africa’s electric power company, Eskom. What a mess—something we have seen many times with government-owned businesses. Eskom has a bloated...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: A Bizarre Grab-Bag of Terrible Ideas

From Reason: Last week, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Democratic Senator Edward Markey introduced the Green New Deal, a non-binding resolution that would radically...

The Silent Scream and the Lies of Roe v Wade

According to a repentant Nathanson, Roe v. Wade was decided in the SCOTUS through a series of lies and deceitful testimony. Jane Roe, aka Norma McCorvey,...

Why Marx Loved Central Banks

In his “Manifesto of the Communist Party” (1848), published together with Frederick Engels, Karl Marx calls for “measures” — by which he means “despotic...
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“Socialism advances under the banner of progress, but in the end it delivers only corruption, exploitation, and decay.”

President Donald J. Trump

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[FREE EPISODE] The Silent Coup Against Trump | LevinTV

  Mark Levin made his latest episode of Levin TV free as he discusses the 'silent coup' against President Trump, after Andrew McCabe made the rounds promoting his book through...
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A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals

  Dave Rubin welcomes economics professor at George Mason University Tyler Cowen to discuss his book “Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals” Topics covered...
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ALL Americans should be thankful for Christianity | Dinesh D’Souza

  "Private property, contracts, and free trade are all key aspects of Western civilization that come from Christianity." Connect with Dinesh D'Souza through the following: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dsouzadinesh Twitter: https://twitter.com/dineshdsouza Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dineshjdsouza Email:...
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The 3 Rules of Hate Speech: Free Speech Rules | Reason TV

  Reason is the planet's leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Go to reason.com for a point of view you won't get from legacy media...
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FULL SPEECH: President Trump Addresses Crisis In Venezuela

  On Monday night President Trump delivered a tremendous speech in Miami Florida, directed towards the Venezuelan people currently suffering under the oppressive Maduro regime, and the crushing effects of...
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Gen. Jack Keane on the Trump administration’s strategy for confronting China

In Sunday's episode of Life, Liberty & Levin on FOX News, General Jack Kean joins Mark Levin to discuss foreign policy and the Trump administration in regards to China,...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: A Bizarre Grab-Bag of Terrible Ideas

From Reason: Last week, New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Democratic Senator Edward Markey introduced the Green New Deal, a non-binding resolution that would radically overhaul America's economy in the...

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I, Mechanical Pencil: Why a Socialist Economy Can Never Work

  Inspired by the essay “I, Pencil”,  Dr Steven Kates’s mechanical pencil expounds on the classic 1958 piece by Leonard Read explicitly identifying 6 key elements essential to a well...
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[FREE EPISODE] The Silent Coup Against Trump | LevinTV

  Mark Levin made his latest episode of Levin TV free as he discusses the 'silent coup' against President Trump, after Andrew McCabe made the rounds promoting his book through...

Liberty as a Life Philosophy

by Lawrence W. Reed via FEE.org Editor’s Note: This essay is drawn from the new, second edition of Lawrence Reed’s book, Are We Good Enough for Liberty? Author's Note: In a previous...

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I, Mechanical Pencil: Why a Socialist Economy Can Never Work

  Inspired by the essay “I, Pencil”,  Dr Steven Kates’s mechanical pencil expounds on the classic 1958 piece by Leonard Read explicitly identifying 6 key elements essential to a well functioning economy, and further outlines devastating errors in socialist theory that inevitably lead to economic ruin. Kates' premise is that...

Overdosing on Regulation: How Government Caused the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid overdose deaths have risen dramatically in the United States over the past two decades. The standard explanation blames expanded prescribing and advertising of opioids beginning in the 1990s. We find little support for this view. We instead suggest that the opioid epidemic has resulted from too many restrictions on...

The Unanswered Questions of Medicare for All

Medicare for All would add further to national health cost growth unless provider reimbursements are cut more sharply than lawmakers have been willing to do historically. Yet the consequences of enacting such payment cuts simultaneously with a substantial increase in health service demand are unpredictable. https://www.aei.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Single-Payer.pdf

“I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.”

Ronald Reagan

40th President of the United States

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