Governments Want us to Believe we are Empowered

November 24, 2017 – Lee Friday …… On November 18th, citizens in London, Ontario cast their ballots in the annual ‘Neighbourhood Decision Making Program.’ In fact, this program is nothing more than a tiny bone ($250,000) – less than one tenth of one percent of the City’s budget – with strings attached, thrown to taxpayers. Continue reading →

A Basic Principle about Drug Laws

November 23, 2017 – Jacob Hornberger …… Drug laws bring into existence drug gangs. It’s just a basic principle of economics. If you like drug gangs and the violence that comes with them, then you should support drug laws. If you oppose drug gangs and their violence, you should oppose drug laws. Continue reading →

Get Government out of the welfare business!

November 17, 2017 – Lee Friday …… Fighting poverty is a favorite pastime of government because politicians get to portray themselves as champions of the poor. However, the unfortunate few tend to be far fewer in number when aid is extended privately instead of through tax funded programs. Continue reading →

Our ancestors escaped crippling poverty because of Capitalism

November 13, 2017 – Richard Ebeling …… The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement in all of recorded history. Yet, “Capitalism” is constantly condemned and accused of being the cause of humanity’s woes, while in reality, nothing is further from the truth. Continue reading →