The Greatest Lie Ever Sold

Remember learning in school how government was the great protector of the people from the evil monopolization of businesses? You were taught that without government regulating monopolies, businesses could reduce prices dramatically to drive out all their competitors then they could gouge their prices at…

If the Market Works, The Market Works

During the peak of the financial crisis, on September 16, 2008, former President Barack Obama said, “But the American economy has worked in large part because we have guided the market’s invisible hand with a higher principle – that America prospers when all Americans can prosper….

Nobody is Smart Enough to Run Other People’s Lives

When one doesn’t believe in the free market, you should become very wary. Only two situations are conceivable: either this person is woefully ignorant on economics (this is preferable) or this person is willfully ignorant on economics (and human nature!). It’s true, economics is a…

Libertarians, Just Like All Humans, Are Indeed Selfish

**** This article originally appeared on Being Libertarian****   I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, when I came across a recent post from Being Libertarian, espousing that libertarians are not selfish. This could not be more fallacious, as it completely contradicts one of the many…

How Libertarianism Can Save Animals

Libertarians are often accused of being apologists for big businesses, and more specifically to the profit motive. Fallaciously following from this logic is the idea that libertarians care about money much more so than animals, the environment, the poor, etc. But as we will explore…

Socialist Lines vs Capitalist Lines

Pero Like recently released this Buzzfeed-esque video, highlighting the economic disaster in socialist Venezuela. To Bernie Sanders’s dismay, Venezuela has long abandoned his perfect economic model of waiting over twelve hours in lines, waiting for food. Back in August, the lines for food got so long,…

Thank You Dr. Thomas Sowell

After spending a quarter of a century writing for Creators Syndicate, Dr. Thomas Sowell is retiring from the world of politics. If you are unaware, Dr. Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, as well as an author and an…

Is Our Planet More Important Than Profits?

  Bernie Sanders doesn’t seem to think so, but we shouldn’t be so quick to believe a socialist when talking about profits… Bernie, and socialists everywhere, fail to realize just how crucial the role of prices and profits (and losses) are in a free society….

The End of Democracy: The Case for a Single Ruler

The End of Democracy This election cycle – while it has been difficult on libertarians with the fall of Rand Paul, the election of Gary Johnson for the LP ticket, his multiple gaffes, his inability to get into the debates, and so on – presents…