Tag Archive for Government

It’s Not About Contraception, or Access

It’s about liberty, and the right to not be forced to pay for things you find objectionable. People already have superb access to all kinds of contraception. It’s a simple drive to the grocery store or pharmacy. Two great must…

Thoughts On The Contraception Dust-Up

A few thoughts off the top of my head on the ObamaCare demand that all employers pay for contraception. It seems that some (many?) are confusing this push-back as being anti-contraception. Barring a few outliers, I don’t believe that’s the…

Robert Murphy on Solyndra

The always good Robert Murphy breaks-down the Solyndra debacle. Rather long at 6-7 pages, but a good read. (David Henderson summarizes) Robert P. Murphy, Lessons From Solyndra – Library of Economics and Liberty: In September 2011, solar energy giant Solyndra…

Makers vs. Takers – 2012 Style

A brief, excellent, dead-on, and depressing column. It’s takers versus makers and these days the takers are winning – Glenn Harlan Reynolds: “Fifty thousand for what you didn’t plant, for what didn’t grow. That’s modern farming — reap what you…

Why My Lai and Not Hiroshima?

Dr. Bryan Caplan makes a compelling argument, by asking some very uncomfortable questions. A good (and brief) read worth your time. Tell Me the Difference Between My Lai and Hiroshima, Bryan Caplan – Library of Economics and Liberty: In the…

Dr. Carden Responds To The Story of Stuff

When you watch the original Story of Stuff video, you leave with the feeling that while the folks there are well-meaning and have no real malice, they are nonetheless wrong. So I’m so glad to see Dr. Carden’s cogent response…