“All our liberties are due to [wo]men who, when their conscience has compelled them, have broken the laws of the land.”
I have my doubts about the “taxation is theft” meme making the rounds on my Facebook feed.
Breweries will open as long as it is profitable. When taxes and regulations raise the costs of opening a brewery, we will see fewer of them.
Trump-style economic nationalism, like the more full-throated fascism with which it shares much, aims to bring back the mythical glory days of the nation. But if we really want to make America great (again), we should learn the lesson of history, as well as economic theory, that prosperity comes from the free movement of goods, services, and people regardless of arbitrary political lines.
I was still a Soviet citizen when I first read some of the international documents on human, economic, and political rights.
Politicians have never met a new taxpayer-funded government program they didn’t like.