24 Nov 2014

Benjamin Franklin’s Instructions to Future Immigrants

The majority of people opposed to Obama’s immigration policies are not opposed to immigration in general but to what America has become in particular. The great waves of immigration that built America happened when the government of the United States was relatively small and non-intrusive. There was no Federal Department

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14 Jul 2014

Americans Believe It’s OK for Governments to Steal for Them

What is the first principle of economics? Some economists will claim that it’s supply and demand, while others insist that it’s scarcity or the division of labor. The first principle of economics is “thou shalt not steal.” The word economics is derived from two Greek words: oikos, meaning “house,” and

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13 Nov 2013

Plaque Controversy: I Say Let the Democrats Have Abraham Lincoln

A plaque on Northeastern Illinois University’s Frank Lloyd Wright building reads “This building is dedicated to public service honoring the memory of Abraham Lincoln — Democrat.” I first saw this story on Facebook. It’s now getting wider attention. The controversy is over identifying Lincoln as a “Democrat.” In reality, he

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20 Oct 2011

What the Tea Party Must Never Forget

Republicans have disappointed conservatives for a long time. Establishment Republicans want power so they can spend the same amount of money as Democrats but in different ways to protect their business buddies. We saw this in the three Bush administrations, especially with the younger Bush with a program like No

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