Marx: Karl or Groucho? A Serious Case for Free Enterprise

Did you know that the most assigned book in American universities is The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx? It is. The book is used in economics courses, but is even more widely assigned in philosophy and sociology departments. Books extolling free enterprise are much more rare, indeed. It should come as no surprise that Millennials… Continue reading Marx: Karl or Groucho? A Serious Case for Free Enterprise

“Please Donate More Taxes.” Norway Says NoWay

Voluntary Tax Plan Brings in a Whopping $1325.   Taxpayers in Norway have said No Way to a new plan allowing people who think their taxes are too low to make voluntary additional payments to the treasury. It hasn’t exactly been a rousing success. In June, even in a country of 5.3 million citizens, the… Continue reading “Please Donate More Taxes.” Norway Says NoWay

America, July 4, 2017: Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?

On this Independence Day, it’s a good time to ask ourselves this question: What is America, and what should it be? We are undeniably a nation of immigrants. It is our unique history and heritage. But the term “nation of immigrants” has been misappropriated for purposes not clear to many. The American ideal of the… Continue reading America, July 4, 2017: Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?