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Finally, Conservatives are Fighting Back

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN For years, I have been extremely frustrated with my fellow Republicans and Conservatives allowing Leftists/Democrats to dictate how we're allowed...

Today’s Progressives Want To Take Us Back To The 16th Century

BY MARK HENDRICKSON Life in the 16th century was bleak. Unless you were lucky enough to have been born into the sliver of the population...

How to Outsource Your Compassion to the Government

Economic Intervention Punishes Those Who Help Most ROBERT P. MURPHY, THE FREEMAN I saw the mom and her two little kids camped out in the shopping...

Farewell to Cash?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Talk about a possible “cashless society” has been around for years. The crucial question for our economic well-being is whether we...

Ownership Must Be Tempered by Sharing

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 16 Progressives have a problem with ownership, especially when it’s yours. The very notion seems to conjure...

"Business Is Entitled to a Fair Profit"

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN This is actually a cliché of social­ism, but it often goes unchallenged because the businessmen who re­peat it are rarely...

“Business Is Entitled to a Fair Profit”

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN This is actually a cliché of social­ism, but it often goes unchallenged because the businessmen who re­peat it are rarely...

The Toddler Wage Gap and the Mommy Wage Gap

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8, Facebook’s feminist COO, Sheryl Sandberg, appeared on Fox News’ top-rated Megyn Kelly...

Message to Republicans — Motives Do Matter

BY BOB BARR “I didn't intend to question President Obama's motives or the content of his heart,” former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently...

Healthcare Is a Right

MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 14 Healthcare is important. People get sick and injured. As compassionate human beings, we should do what...

I Prefer Security to Freedom

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 12 Many people wander unwittingly into socialism, gulled by assumptions they have not tested. One popular...

The Result of Not Teaching Kids to Read

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY You’ve heard me talk over and over about the failure of the schools to teach children how to be good readers so...

Rich People Have an Obligation to Give Back

Clichés of Progressivism, Part 11 LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN For a society that has fed, clothed, housed, cared for, informed, entertained, and otherwise enriched more...

“I Have a Right!”

CHARLES W. BAIRD, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 10 Lots of people make this claim without even thinking about the nature and source of...

The Economy Needs More Planning–Central Planning, That Is

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 8 Thanksgiving is just one day each year.  But because we have so much to be...

Because We’re Running Out of Resources, Government Must Manage Them

MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 2 Milton Friedman once said, “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,...

When Will the NAACP Truly Help Their People?

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Upon reading a post election article in which the NAACP is all fired up about supposed black voter suppression, my...

Class Warfare One More Time: The Left & Right-Wing Versions

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Looking back on another biennial election, one of the defining issues that separates and distinguishes the statists—the “left-wingers”—from the traditionalist pro-individual rights...

Class Warfare One More Time: The Left & Right-Wing Versions

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Looking back on another biennial election, one of the defining issues that separates and distinguishes the statists—the “left-wingers”—from the traditionalist pro-individual rights...

Individualism Verses Communism—Clarence Carson

THE AMERICANIST: CLARENCE CARSON ESSAYS Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, February 01, 1963 There is no difficulty today in get­ting assent to the...

Capitalism Fosters Greed and Government Policy Must Temper It

LAWRENCE W. REED, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 6 On April 19, 2014, the Colonial Bread store in my town of Newnan, Georgia, closed its...

Warren Buffett’s Federal Tax Rate Is Less than His Secretary’s

GEORGE P. HARBISON, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 5 In August 2011, Warren Buffett wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which...

Warren Buffett's Federal Tax Rate Is Less than His Secretary’s

GEORGE P. HARBISON, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 5 In August 2011, Warren Buffett wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times in which...

The More Complex the Society, the More Government Control We Need

LEONARD E. READ, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 4 Argued a college president at a recent seminar: “Your free market, private property, limited government theories...

Groveling in the Gutter of the Gulags

Mr. Gingrich said Toffler's "Third Wave" was the key to figure out his Republican Revolution - Steve Farrell

Cliches of Progressivism #1

"Income Inequality Arises From Market Forces and Requires Government Intervention" MAX BORDERS, THE FREEMAN The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is proud to partner with Young America’s Foundation...

Gingrich, Toffler, and Gore: A Peculiar Trio

The conservative Contract With America was deceptively liberal, if not radical. - Steve Farrell

Clinton and Blair’s Center-Left Democracy

Socialism, communism and fascism are four-letter words, so frequently name's change to hide the tyranny.

Clinton and Blair's Center-Left Democracy

Socialism, communism and fascism are four-letter words, so frequently name's change to hide the tyranny.

Paul Krugman’s Nostalgia for Teddy Roosevelt’s New Nationalism

ALAN REYNOLDS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Paul Krugman managed to discover “America’s Taxation Tradition” in an unlikely spot – a fiery old political speech by an unsuccessful...