US Politics

The Nash Equilibrium Minimum Wage Is Zero

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

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

Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be

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

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'?

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

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

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

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

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

NFL Anthem Protester Exaggerates Drug Test Numbers to Media

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

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?

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

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

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

"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

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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