Look to China to Learn About America

September 22, 2019 – Jacob G. Hornberger …… The old American way of doing things came to an end with the 9/11 attacks. At that point, the national-security branch of the federal government adopted many of the same powers as the Chinese communist regime, and without any amendment to the Constitution. Continue reading →

The False Promise of Canada’s Health Care System

September 20, 2019 – Lee Friday …… In Canada, it is estimated that between 25,456 and 63,090 Canadian women may have died as a result of increased wait times for health care between 1993 and 2009, despite the government’s promise to make sure that people would have access to health care “when it was needed.” Continue reading →

The Myth of Good Government

September 13, 2019 – Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. …… There is nothing the state can do, and which society needs done, that cannot be done far better by the market. Another point that is just as telling: no state empowered to do what is supposedly necessary will restrain itself to those things. Continue reading →

An Alternative to Government Prisons

September 12, 2019 – Lee Friday …… A truly effective criminal justice system would be built on restitution, not imprisonment and punishment. Moreover, government-funded prisons have no incentive to rehabilitate prisoners since they receive funding regardless of outcomes. Continue reading →