The President’s Shameful Attempt to Control Harley-Davidson

A government with power of discernment, whose officials think and feel and act empathetically towards their favored interest group, is a government of tyranny. Such a government is characterized by officials who use the structure of government to codify their sentimentalities: to protect those causes that, in their opinion, are most deserving of aid. But, there is no empiric standard that drives such action. Rather, opinion becomes the engine of government, directing its every move.…

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Taxation: An Attack on an Individual’s Productive Capacity

Property rights are the fountainhead of liberty in a democratic society: the very concept of rights presupposes a concept of ownership. It is by nature of their sovereign beings that individuals possess rights; no other entity, especially those of political or social construction, enjoys such an advantage. Their rights are conditional upon law codes and the contexts of the civilizational landscape, and thus, not truly inalienable rights. But ownership also presupposes a system of value.…

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