We spend a lot of time and energy getting gifts for our loved ones. Yet a look at the return lines in many stores this time of year seems to indicate our time could be better spent wrapping a corresponding amount of cash. Why don’t we?
Even Santa’s elves can’t repeal the laws of supply and demand.
Market economies have continually driven down the real cost of food, enabling more and more people to consume more calories and a wider variety of higher quality food.
So here it is — halfway through December already! That friendship you started at last year’s ISFLC, FEE seminar, or IHS conference has miraculously lasted. You are happy, and maybe even in love. And now you need a gift for your liberty-loving partner.
A truly caring society depends on building relationships and community norms.