Archive for the ‘Free Markets’ Category

Comments Off on Is Alexander Hamilton the Real Libertarian Hero, not Thomas Jefferson?

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – Like many libertarians, I’ve always assumed that Thomas Jefferson was one of the best Founding Fathers. He certainly was an advocate of liberty and I’ve cited him several times (see here, here, here, here, here, and here) over the years. But maybe being quotable is not enough.

Comments Off on Without “Vulture” Capitalists, Our Economy Would Rot

FEE.ORG – Vultures are ugly creatures. However, they serve a very vital function. They help get rid of animal carcasses safely. The putrid carcasses of animals carry many pathogens such as those which produce botulinum toxin, or cause cholera or anthrax, among other things which are deadly to humans. Vultures have very powerful stomach acids […]

Comments Off on Economic Freedom in Europe

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – I periodically share data comparing the United States and Europe, usually because I want to convince people that America’s medium-sized welfare state is better (less worse) than Europe’s bloated welfare states. In other words, Bernie Sanders is wrong. But I sometimes feel guilty when making these unflattering comparisons because Europe – at […]