It is the very capitalism that Republicans hold up as the answer to our lagging test scores that is the problem.
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How can you distinguish between robbery by thieves and government taking your grandmother’s property through a property tax?
Wealth has been driven by the change in how we organize our economic activity — the transition to market capitalism.
Limited government, individual liberty, and the market economy are the best ways of organizing society for the benefit of the needy. True, the market economy is efficient – but efficiency is not an argument that resonates with the general public. Ludwig von Mises, the great Austrian economist, warned in the 1920s that those who defend … Continue Reading →
At the core of the American system of democracy is the idea of checks and balances. This is why we have three different branches of government and it also manifests itself in the form of a two-party system which forces both parties to compete for votes. This same idea is also at the core of … Continue Reading →
BAIN. It’s like the upcoming Dark Knight movie. The presence of “evil” (at least according to Romney critics) presents a stark disconnect between what is true VC, and what is leveraged Hardcore Pawn behavior. For example. When Mitt was with Staples, he really was VC. And at the time, it was an honest stab at … Continue Reading →