Bernie’s Right—America Should Be More Like Sweden

Apr 23rd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Economics, Free Enterprise, Liberty, Politics Bill B. May 1 min read

Johan Norberg says:   Bernie Sanders thinks the U.S. should look to Sweden and other Scandinavian countries to “learn what they have accomplished for their working people.” The Vermont senator has said so repeatedly throughout his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting GOP rival Marco Rubio to say, “I think Bernie Sanders is a good candidate for president—of Sweden.”  

 

American Minute with Bill Federer: “Few religions in the world as deadly to men as that of Mohammed” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Apr 16th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Government, Liberty, Politics, Social Issues Bill B. May 1 min read

Bill Federer writes:  On APRIL 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy in America in 1835, which has been described as “the most comprehensive … analysis of character and society in America ever written.” This is an excellent article on how democracy and the tyranny of the majority were not an issue in…

 

Four Reasons Why Government Spending Is Even Worse Than Taxes

Ryan McMaken says:  Every year around tax time, we’re reminded of the pain of the income tax. We’re reminded not just of the wealth that is taken, but also of all the time and energy that must be expended helping the federal government estimate just how much they should take from us this year.  

 

The Presidential Campaign 2016 PART III: The Race

Apr 11th, 2016 Elections, Government, Liberty, Politics Bill B. May 7 min read

The Presidential Campaign 2016 Part I: The Election of 2016 The Presidential Campaign 2016 I had hoped that 2016 would be the year when the voting public would be so tired of Washington DC shenanigans that something big might happen. I thought that maybe Liberty would come to the forefront and the country might be guided by Libertarian principles. Nay, it is pretty much business…

 

The Presidential Campaign 2016 Part II: Back to Basics

Part I: The Election of 2016 The Presidential Campaign 2016 I had hoped that 2016 would be the year when the voting public would be so tired of Washington DC shenanigans that something big might happen. I thought that maybe Liberty would come to the forefront and the country might be guided by Libertarian principles. Nay, it is pretty much business as usual with Donald…