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Happy Repeal Day!

Today is a great day for freedom. On this day in 1933, the 21st Amendment was ratified, thus repealing Prohibition.

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What to Be Thankful For

Americans have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day, such as the rule of law, free markets, equality under the law, freedom of speech and religion, self-government, and the progress they generate.

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The Conquest of the United States by China

Will we fight a trade war with China only to discover that through protectionism, subsidies, government pressure on firms, and erosion of the rule of law we have become more like China?

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Woodstock at 50

The movie Taking Woodstock is a great story of sex, drugs, rock-and-roll, and capitalism. 

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You Can Quote Me

The new edition of Bartlett's Quotations still resists including ideas from the free-market revolution that freed world economies and brought down communism.

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Rally ‘Round the Flag, Liberals

The flag with 13 stars and 13 stripes represents the people who launched the first great national liberation movement to throw off their distant imperial overlords and did so with the argument that all men were created equal, endowed with the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. 

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Lee Iacocca, RIP

Lee Iacocca saved Chrysler by getting the taxpayers to bail out the failing company, a milestone on the road to popular acceptance of corporate bailouts.