Tag: Politics
Why Don’t Climate Change Alarmists Promote Nuclear Power?

In 2008 Al Gore said climate change threatens to “destroy the future of human civilization.” He continued, “We are facing a planetary emergency which, if not solved, would exceed anything we’ve ever experienced in the history of humankind.” To address the problem will “require us to end our dependence on carbon-based fuels.” Not everyone...
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President Trump and the Popularity of Socialism

The Cold War, which effectively ended thirty years ago with the collapse of the Berlin Wall, was a contest between the capitalist democracies of the West against the socialist dictatorships of the East. The result was a decisive victory for capitalism and democracy. Now, with the rise of self-described socialists like Bernie Sanders and...
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Is Elizabeth Warren’s Proposed Wealth Tax Constitutional?

When President Grover Cleveland tried to implement an income tax in 1894, the Supreme Court declared it to be unconstitutional because it violated Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution, which says taxes must be levied in proportion to a state’s population. In response, the supporters of income taxation passed the Sixteenth Amendment, ratified...
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“Medicare for All” Is Not Free Health Care

Milton Friedman said there’s no such thing as a free lunch. If some people are consuming health care, someone has to pay for it. But that’s not my point here. Many people think that Medicare for All would mean the government would pay for everyone’s health care, so those receiving health care would have...
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Former California Governor Jerry Brown Stokes His Climate-Change Backfire

Jerry Brown has been on the quiet side since he left office, but raging fires across the state have smoked out the hereditary, recurring governor. As he told Politico, this was “only a taste of the horror and terror that will occur in decades,” in “America, in Africa, in Canada.” For Brown, a three-time...
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Incumbent Advantage

The notion that somehow voters have the ability to replace elected officials by voting them out of office is a sham when incumbents win almost all the time.

Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities: This Isn’t Our Fight

This is an issue between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and the U.S. government should stay out of it. This is not our fight.

Our Constitutional Republic

If we want to protect our rights, we would do well to remember why the American Founders designed our constitutionally limited government as they did.

Liberty in Peril

How was the fundamental principle of American government transformed from liberty to democracy?

Three Assumptions the Left Makes About Economic Inequality

Are policies to reduce inequality beneficial to those who are least fortunate? Sometimes they are; sometimes they are not.

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