Philosophy and MethodologyPraxeologySubjectivism
Like Mises, economist Robert Lucas understood that realities of human action make it impossible to treat economics as if it were a physical science.
Taxes and Spending
Politicians and elites viscerally hate any form of tax competition—at least for the plebes.
Obamacare's latest failures show government-run health care does not serve the interests of those supposedly "benefiting" from the program.
HealthTaxes and SpendingInterventionismPolitical Theory
There is no bright line that divides the allegedly "free-market" US from the "socialist" welfare states of Western Europe.
Legal SystemThe Police StateTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
"Private" prisons are really just taxpayer-funded, monopolistic agents for the state. There is nothing free market about them.
Even in the face of a century of collectivist horrors, Republicans still can not win the essential "us vs. them" game.