Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 7: Markets 7.1 True Freedom in the Marketplace The biblical prescription for markets and business is very simple: non-violence, enforcement of property rights, and enforcement of contracts. These principles are, of course, directly derived from three of the Ten Commandments: you shall not murder, you shall not steal, […]
If you’re like me, you’re tired of watching America head downhill, especially when it means the erosion of our culture, wealth, faith, and the steamrolling of our rights and liberties. And if you’re like me, you want to do something about it as soon as possible. But you also probably know better than to believe […]
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.3 How to Cut Taxes We have now seen how taxes used to be very low in this nation. We have seen—enough anyway—how that has changed over time. In an earlier section we talked about the “ratchet effect” in the size and power of government. […]
Socialism found a seminal and powerful voice on English soil through a group of young deadbeats and intellectuals who called themselves “Fabians.” The Fabian Society included famous personalities such as founder George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Well, Virginia Woolf, Sydney and Beatrice Webb, and even Bertrand Russell for a time.
It seems to be little more than casual news when riots break out in Athens, Paris, London, or some other socialist haven. Greeks riot over austerity; we huff. Francs mob over retirement age; we chuckle. Most recently, London students riot over the threat of higher tuition; we snore. We snore right through the glass breaking […]
Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 5: Taxation 5.2 Taxation: How freedom was lost There is that old and reliable indicator of when a politician is lying: his mouth is open. There is, however, an exception to this rule: when he’s talking about raising taxes. Then you can trust his announcements. For this […]