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  • Escaping 'government' schools

    Escaping ‘government’ schools

    When government gets bad results its defenders say schools need more money.

  • Innovation or stagnation

    Innovation or stagnation

    Technological innovation constantly threatens centralized authorities.

  • Make trade, not war

    Make trade, not war

    There are times when we have to go to war, but real progress means making those times as rare as possible.

  • Road to Damascus

    Road to Damascus

    We ought to worry more about details.

  • Milk of human blindness

    Milk of human blindness

    Why should politicians be involved in agriculture?

  • Trains to nowhere

    Trains to nowhere

    Who will provide mass transit when government drives transit entrepreneurs out of the business?

  • Beware warrior cops

    Beware warrior cops

    Few freedoms are more basic than being able sleep securely in your bed without armored men bursting through your door.

  • Battle of the sexes

    Battle of the sexes

    Women today are rarely victims of salary discrimination.

  • Killing Giggles

    Killing Giggles

    When government screws up, we’re supposed to say, “They meant well.”

  • Stalled Motor City

    Stalled Motor City

    All Detroit’s mayors since 1962 were Democrats who were eager to micromanage. And spend.

  • Strangling Life

    Strangling Life

    American law encourages lawsuits

  • Meddling Overseas

    Meddling Overseas

    America can have a huge impact on the rest of the world even without deploying the military or government-funded foreign aid.

  • I Shrugged

    I Shrugged

    I’m convinced that widespread use of cameras is one reason crime is down in America.

  • Puritanical Government

    Puritanical Government

    Government often says “no” to protect us from ourselves.

  • Government's War

    Government’s War

    Arrogant and ignorant politicians do more harm than the social problems themselves.

  • Terror and Safety

    Terror and Safety

    So it’s invasive, probably illegal and maybe useless. I ought to be very angry. But I’m not.

  • Austerity Myth

    Austerity Myth

    I wish we had a real free market in America.

  • Sublet My People Go

    Sublet My People Go

    Regulators always say they must protect the “little guy.” But it’s the little guys who are most hurt by these rules.

  • Stossel: True Grit

    Stossel: True Grit

    The stuff of life — and the route to happiness and prosperity.

  • Live Free or Move

    Live Free or Move

    Let people live where they can be free, and get rich.