In light of the current Net neutrality debate (and our stance on it) I thought I might share this short policy article from 12 years ago, written on the 5th anniversary of “Telecommunications Deregulation.”
That’s about right. These people honestly think they know better than parents and local educators. The opposition to the statist indoctrination which is known as Common Core is just a reflection of just how redneck most of America is. Better to leave your child to us. We know what is best. The government always knows what’s best…Idiots…
We spend billions and billions subsidizing the security apparatuses of our allies. Given the current financial situation in this country does this make sense?
One reason is to keep out competition with the help of the state.
18th folks. The mighty United States of America, land of the free and home of the brave, ranks 18th in the world in terms of economic freedom.
In the attached column Richard Rahn rightly declares that such a ranking should be a wake-up call for America. How could we let this happen?
A decade of trampling all over the Constitution since September 11th 2001 has something to do with it. The drug war, which gives police the power to seize property even without a conviction among other things also has something to do with it. There are the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank laws which have piled massive regulation onto the shoulders of businesses. And of course there is the steady rise in the number of government/business “partnerships,” i.e. crony capitalism.