US Politics

The Nash Equilibrium Minimum Wage Is Zero
2019-01-22

It is only at this final state, of which there does not exist a government-imposed minimum wage level that the system can find its true equilibrium.... Read more

The Problem With Price Caps
2019-01-22

Why CMS Should Rethink Its Part B Proposal... Read more

Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be
2019-01-18

Chicago is proof that there is almost nothing that government entities won’t try to tax. ... Read more

The Irony of a Congressman's Proposal to Exempt Police from His “Assault Weapons” Ban
2019-01-16

If the intent is to reduce deaths by firearms, then law enforcement should be the first to hand in their “assault weapons.”... Read more

What's the Best Way to Deal with a 'Political Animal'?
2019-01-16

G. K. Chesterton's life offers an example.... Read more

How We Know Single-Payer Won't Lower Health Care Costs
2019-01-15

Health care is too complex and changes too quickly for anyone to manage from a central list.... Read more

Why 'Taxing the Rich' Falls on the Middle Class Instead
2019-01-14

Taxing the rich sounds great... until one realizes that those taxes fall on the middle class instead.... Read more

The Bill of Rights Is America’s Bulwark against Government Overreach
2019-01-14

It is a clear articulation of rights that are to remain inviolable.... Read more

NFL Anthem Protester Exaggerates Drug Test Numbers to Media
2019-01-11

Carolina Panther and known national anthem protester, Eric Reid, claimed he was treated unfairly by the NFL. Not so fast.... Read more

Why Frequent Firings Are a Sign of a Good President
2019-01-11

Rapid turnover at the White House can easily be mistaken for incompetence or bewilderment, but that is not always the case.... Read more

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?
2019-01-11

Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?... Read more

The Amazon Deal Shows Why We Must End Corporate Welfare
2019-01-10

Rent-seeking is a practice as old as government, and one that has been debunked since, at least, The Wealth of Nations.... Read more

The Best Argument Against Minimum Wage Laws: You Don't Own Other People
2019-01-10

Like anything else, the seller—the prospective employee—owns what is offered for sale.... Read more

Data Show California Is a Living Example of the Good Intentions Fallacy
2019-01-10

"Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it."... Read more

NBA Legend: Fans Shouldn’t Get All-Star Vote Because Of Trump
2019-01-10

Charles Barkley, believes fan votes shouldn’t be the deciding factor for NBA All-Star picks because they voted President Donald Trump into office.... Read more

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