Will Automation Kill our Jobs?

February 21, 2018 – Walter Williams …… In 1790, farmers were 90 percent of the U.S. labor force. Today less than 3 percent of Americans are employed in agriculture. If technology had not destroyed all of those agricultural jobs, we would be a much, much poorer nation. Continue reading →

Hating the North Korean Reds

February 17, 2018 – Jacob Hornberger …… The best thing that could ever happen to the American people and the people of Korea, both North and South, is if U.S. officials, including Pence, stayed home during the Olympics and, more important, pulled all U.S. troops out of Korea, brought them home, and discharged them. That’s because it is U.S. interventionism in Korea that is the root cause of the problems in that part of the world. Continue reading →

The Racism and S*** Hole Circus Misses the Point

February 6, 2018 – Jacob Hornberger …… Amidst all the furor over whether Donald Trump is a racist and whether he did in fact describe Haiti and African countries as “s*** holes,” the real point is one that hardly anyone wants to face, including Trump’s critics who continue to support immigration controls on Haiti and Africa to ensure that not too many of their citizens come to the United States. The real point is this: The ongoing, decades-long U.S. immigration crisis, chaos, and controversy are rooted in immigration controls. As long as immigration controls remain in place, so will the crisis, chaos, and controversy. Continue reading →