The Federal Reserve is Running Out of Time

The Federal Reserve is Running Out of Time
First, it was four In December 2015, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates a quarter percent, the first time in nearly a decade. The Federal Reserve and Janet Yellen laid out vague parameters for quarterly rate increases for 2016. Conditions set by Federal Reserve officials require satisfaction of target objectives to implement an interest rate increase, or so they say.... Read More

ND Insurance Department, a Socialist Institution

ND Insurance Department, a Socialist Institution
Price Controls Every socialist system establishes and enforces price control policies. We are seeing the consequences of socialism all around us. The price control regime and hyperinflation imposed over the Venezuelan economy is quite evident. As a result, hundreds of thousands of people are separated from basic and essential goods/services. Why is that? The law of supply and demand. Socialism is... Read More

My Path to Liberty

My Path to Liberty
It Took a While, but I’ll Never Look Back I didn’t have much of an opinion in my youth and I was completely oblivious to the world around me. I was never up to date on global issues. I had an extremely poor understanding of history, science, politics, law, government, economics, and pretty much any topic of importance. I was young,... Read More

Public Schools- Soul Crushing Black Holes

Public Schools- Soul Crushing Black Holes
Jail for Children This is not an exaggeration. You may not know it, but children by legislation are forced to attend public schools. That is a fact. I can predict some of the initial thoughts ardent supporters of public schools will raise. Addressing those issues will come later; I won’t skimp out. Before I do get to that, I want... Read More

My Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline

My Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline
‘Yes’ to Property Rights, ‘No’ to Government Subsidies I oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline because the acquirement of land needed for the proposed pipeline route does not respect the property rights of all landowners involved and the corporations involved have received federal, state, and local subsidies at the expense of the taxpayer. If every property owner in the proposed route voluntarily... Read More

Fire Protection without Taxation

Fire Protection without Taxation
Brief History of Western Fire Protection The purpose of this essay is to scratch the surface of the economics and history of fire protection services. “The Development of Municipal Fire Departments in the United States” by Annelise Graebner Anderson, published in “The Journal of Libertarian Studies” in 1979, is a spectacular and detailed overview on the subject of fire protection markets.... Read More

Kaepernick Triggers Macho Men to Invoke PC

Kaepernick Triggers Macho Men to Invoke PC
PC of the Right It is quite entertaining watching those on the left and right be so easily offended. The blood pressure rises, obscenities thrown, voices raised, and fists clinch. All because someone expressed themselves. You would think the commotion, ruckus, and reaction of these delicate flowers were because of mass theft or violence. Nope. You can’t do that because that... Read More