Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Atlas Mugged: Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Nationalize Corporations

by Jeffrey Harding via Mises Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged depicts a world where freedom and free markets are crushed by not-so-well-meaning politicians and bureaucrats. The story is...

God Chose Trump

When Trump tweets something, the Self-Righteous Indignation Brigade demand that Christians immediately drop their support of the president.  If we don't, then somehow we have lost our...

The Ash Heap of History Awaits

Time to put socialism back where it belongs. An examination of human migration patterns over the past several thousand years demonstrates one fundamental truth: People...

Growing Dependence on Subsidies

by Chris Edwards via CATO In two maps today, the New York Times illustrates the growing dependence of Americans on federal government subsidies or welfare. h/t https://twitter.com/vanessabcalder Edwards holds a BA...

8 Years Later, the Damage of Dodd-Frank Continues to Mount

President Donald Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act on May 24 to, among other things, provide exemptions to smaller...

Opportunity Zones Fuel Corruption

by Chris Edwards via CATO The federal government dispenses unequal treatment to Americans through subsidies, regulations, and narrow tax breaks. The unequal treatment generates lobbying and...

Why I Objected to a Bill That Would Ban 3D Gun Designs

Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump tweeted, “I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem...
healthcare

The Real Cost of Medicare for All is in Lives, Not Dollars

by Tho Bishop via Mises A recently released study by the Mercatus Center has placed renewed focus on the fiscal costs of Medicare for All. The study finds that...
healthcare

Trump Further Chips Away at Obamacare by Expanding Short-Term Health Plans

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to expand health insurance options and affordability for Americans, with a new rule allowing cheaper new and renewable health...

‘Medicare For All’ Would Cost $32.6 Trillion

The single-payer health care system advocated by Sen. Bernie Sanders (D., Vt.) under the tagline “Medicare for all” would cost the federal government $32.6...

Jim Jordan Announces Bid for Speakership

House Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) officially announced on Thursday his bid to replace Paul Ryan as speaker of the House. https://www.nationalreview.com/news/jim-jordan-announces-bid-for-speakership/

Nikki Haley To Students: Do Better Than Merely ‘Own The Libs’

Nikki Haley essentially urged young conservatives to avoid trolling, which is sort of ironic since her boss has become the troller-in-chief. http://thefederalist.com/2018/07/26/nikki-haley-college-students-better-merely-libs/

The Policy of Unintended Consequences | Ben Shapiro

One of the great lies of modern politics is that when a policy fails, it’s because someone just didn’t care enough. It’s a nostrum repeated frequently:...

The Greatest Hysteria in American History

You and I are living through the greatest mass hysteria in American history. For many Americans, the McCarthy era held that dubious distinction, but...

MAGAnomics: 500 Day Appraisal

A few weeks ago, the Trump administration surpassed its 500th day in office. Over that time, the President and his staff have been able to...

Losing Count: The Empty Case for “High-Capacity” Magazine Restrictions

Since the early 1990s, several states have passed restrictions on firearm magazines as a purported public safety measure. To date, the Supreme Court has...

The Plan to Save America from Bankruptcy

In November 2017, Howard Shatz highlighted a problem that the United States continues to avoid at its peril: the enormous—and swiftly growing debt accrued by the...

Trump and Senators Offer Plans to Reorganize Bureaucracy, Drain the Swamp

President Donald Trump’s administration released a plan June 21 that, if enacted, would impose some order on the sprawling administrative state—something that is long overdue.

How Democracies Turn Tyrannical

by Richard M. Ebeling via FEE For most of the last three centuries, the ideas of liberty and democracy have been intertwined in the minds of...
the swampvideo

[VIDEO] The Swamp | Episode 4 | Consequences

Episode four of The Swamp from CRTV sees Thomas Massie (KY), and Ken Buck (CO) talking about who really runs things on Capital Hill, and the consequences of not towing...
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