Monthly Archives: July 2017

FREE MARKET GEMS

Everything you need to know . . . about government, in one story. Daniel Mitchell of FEE tells a fantastical parable of government’s inefficiency and contempt for private initia — oh wait, Not a parable. It really happened. Do sanctions … Continue reading

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FREE-MARKET GEMS

No free-speech rights . . . says Murray Rothbard. Only property rights. Peter Klein of the Mises Institute explores this fascinating way of looking at the campus speech debacle (as well as the notion of free speech). He says that … Continue reading

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Unintended consequences . . . are sometimes just obvious consequences that smart people saw coming. Take the minimum wage. A rise in labor costs will be paid, and that money will come “from customers, other employees, or the bottom line.” … Continue reading

FREE MARKET GEMS

“My name is Luke Skywalker. I’m here to regulate you”. . . Mark Hamill pushes for a bill protecting buyers of autographed goods. Not surprisingly, it ends up hurting buyers of autographed goods. The tool of money . . . … Continue reading

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