Trump Protectionism Protects Some: Cronies

Here’s a letter to the Wall Street Journal: Uncle Sam’s scheme to punitively tax Americans who buy low-priced lumber from Canada is yet another instance of what is commonly called “protectionism.” The term, of course, refers to the protection from foreign competition Continue reading Trump Protectionism Protects Some: Cronies

Less Government Involvement in Healthcare brings Prices Down: Example Laser Eye Surgery

EpiPen is basically early 1900s technology. It’s a syringe containing adrenaline, attached to a spring. During the last couple of years, the price has increased from $100 per device to $600. Even though production cost has gone down to $10 Continue reading Less Government Involvement in Healthcare brings Prices Down: Example Laser Eye Surgery

Corporate Welfare Costs Taxpayers $100 Billion a Year: Game of Cronies

 Critics of libertarians seem to worry most about our full-throated endorsement of and enthusiasm for the proven benefits of unhindered free-market competition. They believe that we are cynically defending a corrupt system of power and privilege, carrying water for capitalism’s Continue reading Corporate Welfare Costs Taxpayers $100 Billion a Year: Game of Cronies