We Do Them No Favors

When the store manager at Wal-Mart announces, “Special de hoy; ¡comprar tres tomates y conseguir uno libre!” over its public address system Wal-Mart is providing a service to a segment of its customer base.  At the same time many find it irritating when a clerk at the... Read More

A Matter of Priorities

Writing for the CATO Institute, economist Daniel Mitchell wrote, the reason our government wastes so many of our tax dollars is because government programs are magnets for fraud. Mitchell makes a valid point, but fraud isn’t the only cause of wasteful spending,... Read More

Political Musings

For the most part I don’t think our underlying political differences are as great as they appear; rather I suspect they’re more a consequence of where we get our information. If equality and fairness are the two words that best describe liberal orthodoxy, then freedom... Read More

The Real Agenda

President Bill Clinton once told a joint session of Congress, “Americans…are rightly disturbed by the large number of illegal aliens entering our country.  It is wrong and ultimately self-defeating for a nation of immigrants to permit that type of abuse of our... Read More

Knock Before Entering

Have you ever had your home or vehicle broken into?  If you have, you know first-hand what it feels like to be violated.  But domestic break-ins pale in comparison to the violation America is currently experiencing as a nation. I recently came across a letter written... Read More