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Healthcare Resources?

Healthcare policy often evolves around the allocation of healthcare “resources”.  This is particularly true in the trend towards population management which I view as a large boulder that has just been shoved over the precipice, and is at the top of the hill gaining momentum. 578 more words

Free Market

Why Freedom Beats Socialism

“Real wages rose by 50 percent and the portion of the population in acute poverty fell from 50 to 15 percent.”

Although not exactly the economy I would plan–they have light income tax and no sales tax–Hong Kong nevertheless remains the exemplar of free-market economics in the world today.  46 more words

Socialism

Towards a More Practical View of Economics

When some people hear the term economic theory, they often act indifferent or roll their eyes. This is because for years, many have equated it with a type of intellectual game playing. 1,098 more words

Politics

Capitalism v. Collectivism

            “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.”

                                                            –  Winston Churchill… 1,036 more words

Liberty

Is America Exceptional?

“America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact – the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.” 666 more words

Liberty

Lovers of freedom should embrace the basic income guarantee

I don’t like the government. I think it is inefficient, it is often unfair, it is – to put it gently – bad at prioritizing. And quite frankly, I think it is insulting that the government seems to think it knows better how I’d like to spend my money than I do. 929 more words

Freedom

Price Controls are People Controls

Price controls are equivalent to people controls.

When a government controls prices and doesn’t allow the free market to function, it is controlling people. With price controls people aren’t able to compete in buying and selling. 176 more words

Government