The Doomsday Provision

[Originally posted at the main page.] Why do we have the Second Amendment?  Wait, let’s back up.  Why do we have the First Amendment?  Speech is important to happiness and flourishing, we can all agree.  But that is not the… Continue Reading

The Fiscal Cliff and the Showdown Between Redistribution and Property Rights

…But first, Milton Friedman agreeing with a socialist:  “One of the reasons why I am in favor of less government is because when you have more government, industrialists take it over, and the two together form a coalition against the… Continue Reading